Kyoto to Koya-san

Arriving in Himeji aboard the Shinkansen, we rented a fleet of bicycles and rode our way to Himeji Castle. The bike ride was rather eventful, as we followed a route that encircled the Castle grounds, on which both Trevor and Adah nearly killed a pair of elderly people. Adah was successful in landing a blow on her intended target, while Trevor missed by a hair and crashed into the sidewalk. The Himeji Castle excursion was a step back in time to the feudal era of Japan’s rich past. Several trees on the castle grounds were centuries old, to place it…

Japan Trip Days 0-3 Written By the Hers and They

DAY 0 AND THEN SOME -10 bijillion hours of traveling -the toilets make noise: harsh waterfall with essence of bird and confusing buttons -ferry to Miyajima- seeing the gate -the magic of the bath DAY 1 -waking up super early do to jet lag- Lily ate loud snacks and woke Amy up at like 4:00am -hiking to see temples on the mountain -we saw signs to beware of venomous snake signs, and then a lady warned Sakiko that she saw a snake on the path, so we freaked out just a tad -SO MANY STAIRS, also Sakiko always has snacks…