Kyoto day 2 February 16th 2017 Having spent a little bit of time planning last night today went a lot smoother but no less tiring. I invested in a bus pass today having spent a fortune on transport yesterday but that had a lot to do with repeatedly getting lost oops.
Anyway first stop of the day was Nijo Castle, a very old traditional building surrounded by lush gardens, archways and beautiful scenery. Inside the castl ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto 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
I am a girl swiftly approaching the big 30 and decided that its time to take life by the horns and finally go and see this big old world that we live in.
I will be travelling around China and then hopefully on to Japan all things permitting. I will get the oppertunity to teach in a Chinese school and see so many amazing things!!
So time to tuck my nerves in my belt and just go for it!! nobody will hand you the world you have to go out and get it!!
Wish me luck i think im going to need it big scaredy cat that i am.... full info