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15

Nov
2010

tokyo snapshots

On 15, Nov 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

Fortune-telling, scenic views, and mysterious nightlife.
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02

Nov
2010

kyoto temples and gardens, part 2

On 02, Nov 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

More beautiful temples and gardens. I really loved visiting these sites—even the more touristy ones still felt very serene.
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01

Nov
2010

kyoto temples and gardens

On 01, Nov 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

One of my favorite days in Kyoto was the one we spent biking through Arashiyama (Western Kyoto). I haven’t biked in years, but I managed not to crash into anyone, and the scenery was perfect to experience by bike.
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28

Oct
2010

beautiful kyoto

On 28, Oct 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

Been having a blast in Kyoto w/ Tanya – the weather has been outstanding and the sights absolutely gorgeous. I’ve been going overboard with the picture-taking and sorting is going to take forever, but for now, some photos from my first day – Ninnaji Temple and Sanjusangen-do. Sanjusangen-do is a temple housing 1000 human-size statues of Kannon – it’s really stunning inside, but you can’t take pictures there. Google it!
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17

Oct
2010

seoul palaces and temples

On 17, Oct 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

My first few days in Seoul were a whirlwind of palace and temple visits. One of the things I loved most about the palaces and temples I saw in Seoul was how well they incorporated nature. They were built in a way that reflected the existing natural landscape, and the results are stunning. Some highlights below.
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