Koya-san...another world. May 8th 2009 Me again. Apologies for the profusion of words and pictures. I hope you'll agree, though, the photos at least are worth the time...
We’re slowly ticking off ‘must-see’ places in Japan. This one is…Koya-san, an area of some beauty, relevance and reverence on the top of a mountain in Wakayama Prefecture. It was established in 816 by Kobadaishi, a Japanese fellow who studied Buddhism in Ch ... read more
Asia » Japan » Wakayama » Koyasan In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Oddly accented, fractionally eccentric nomad. Appear to have accidentally discovered the cure for aging but have no idea what it is (sorry). Hopes that Karma exists. Let's all try to get along, shall we?... full info