and almost ate each other
and were dwarfed by shadowy bamboo forests.
Celestia loved our new friends so much,
she tried to join them.
But they knew how much we'd miss her,
so they gave her a hat to remember them by
and sent her on her way.
are good to eat,
but only the people-kind.
Just in case you were tempted.
The beauty of Nara.
We're sorta cute too.
Sunday seems to be the favorite
for sacred, traditional rituals,
such as this one.
Doesn't the bride just glow?
that the owners of this club
put up this sign
just to see tourists pose for silly pictures
we learned how traditional Japanese sweets are made...
...and even got to make some
Though we loved our new deer friends,
we decided human ones were pretty nice, too.
a tri-lingual, Japanese-German
with a British accent.
a bi-lingual Japanese
visiting from a university in Tokyo.
you'll know Japan goes all out
on their sweets.
Of all the shrines we patronized,
was my absolute favorite.
Mainly because the guardians were
gigantic stone foxes,
but also because
the gates went up the mountain forever,
much more than 1,000.
The three fountains of Kiyomizu-Dera:
one for your education/career,
one for your longevity,
and one for love.
You're allowed only a single drink,
so, which one would you choose?