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Day 10: Takayama

We woke up bright and early today – mostly for the free breakfast, but probably also because it gets light here at 4:30 a.m.! Managed to get down for breakfast by 7:30 only to enter a world of chaos! Apparently … Continue reading

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Day 9: Himeji

Today we got up at the crack of dawn and headed to the train station. We easily reserved seats for our 3 trains and were on our way out of Hiroshima. We loved Hiroshima and felt we could have stayed … Continue reading

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Day 8: Hiroshima

Since we didn’t have much planned for today we didn’t even attempt to make it out of the hotel before 10… which is late for me since i’m usually up by 7! And unfortunately we just barely made breakfast with … Continue reading

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Day 7: Koya San – Hiroshima

Rise and shine was around 6 (earlier for me) so that we could be dressed and ready for the buddhist prayers at half 6. Folo got up with a little nudging, but when the monk came barging in to force … Continue reading

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Day 6: Nara – Koya San

I woke up off an on all night long hearing the rain beat down on the plastic shedding near our window. I kept thinking it was the AC dripping (ours at home drips like crazy)! Not sleeping well and having … Continue reading

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Day 5: Kyoto – Nara

Today we got to sleep in a bit and have a lazy morning! Much needed for our feet! We pottered down to the station and got breakfast and checked out train options for getting to Nara. Simple enough so we … Continue reading

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countdown and final preparations!

We leave bright and early tomorrow morning. I am still trying to figure out what to pack, making final adjustments to our itinerary and sorting out issues here in Mumbai (bills, etc). I’m really excited. It feels like its been … Continue reading

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japan planning

All weekend all we did was try to book hotels for our upcoming trip to Japan! Seriously I think i emailed about 20 hotels/guesthouses in Kyoto trying to find a room for the night of our arrival. Everything was booked … Continue reading

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