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Kyoto in Photos

While Josh and I are exploring Singapore we also caught up on pictures of Japan to share. Though we were there at a time of turmoil during the earthquake, city life was relatively unaffected in the corner of Japan that we were in: Kyoto. We had planned to see more of the country but after the quake, stayed put. It was far from a hardship post. Kyoto is considered the cultural and historical capital of Japan (and was once the actual capital). We heard... Read More

Edible Art

On our second day in Kyoto, Japan we splurged on a traditional meal in Gion, which is the Geisha district (you’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve read Memoirs of a Geisha). First off, there are Japanese tourists everywhere. We are certainly in the minority as foreign tourists. We found Tsudaro. A tiny little place that has one set meal only for 3,200 yen (40 usd). We must have been looking a little scruffy because they confirmed... Read More