After taking the Randen train from the Arashiyama area where I visited the Iwatayama monkey park, I was on my way to visit Kinkakuji , the Golden Paviion which is a Zen temple and its top two floors are covered in Gold leaf. Once you reach the East end of the Randen line and the Kitanohakubaicho Station, it is about a 10 minute walk North to Kinkakuji. It was a nice weather day, and some of my photos turned out quite well, it was well worth the visit and yet a few more moments of Zen.
Welcome to my travel blog. Thus far, I have shared a few of my recent trips, some highlights below :
1) Japan, Sep 2014. With the allure of a very foreign culture to me, non-English speaking, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Shinkansen (bullet trains), Tsukiji fish market, and Sumo wrestling, it was time for a two week break from life and traveled to Japan for the second half of September. Wow, what an amazing place, just loved every minute I spent there exploring.
2) On assignment in Berkeley, CA (Sep 2008 - Apr 2009). I explored the San Francisco Bay area in some detail during the weekends I was there ... full info