Monthly Archives for June 2016

Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion)

Ginkakuji or Silver Pavilion is located in Kyoto. Back in the day it was a center for the arts during the 15th century when Ashikaga Yoshimasu was Shogun. At first it was supposed to be his retirement villa, but after … Continue reading

23. June 2016 by Eileen
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Frozen Dessert

I remember going to this restaurant called Dotonbori where you cook your own okonomiyaki. It is a popular chain restaurant that can be found in various locations. Anyways after we were done cooking and eating some of us craved a … Continue reading

21. June 2016 by Eileen
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Driving in Japan

While I was studying in Japan there were somethings that I tended to get confused with. When my friends were driving us around I unconsciously walked to the right side of the car they corrected me by telling me the … Continue reading

09. June 2016 by Eileen
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Models in Osaka Museum of History

Inside the Osaka Museum of History are very detailed models, which depict the lifestyle during that period. The model in the picture is one example of many explaining the history of the city. When I went to this place it … Continue reading

07. June 2016 by Eileen
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Sanjusangendo is located in Kyoto and is known for the 1001 human sized wooden statues of Kannon, goddess of mercy. At 120 meters long, the columns within the structure are placed at exactly 33 intervals. It is place that was … Continue reading

02. June 2016 by Eileen
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