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Last leg – Osaka

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On the last leg of our trip, I booked 2 nights at my favorite hotel in Osaka, Fraser Residence Nankai. We always get the 1-bedroom apartment.  The rates change depending on the season, but for this stay, we paid 31,104 Yen for 2 nights with breakfast. :)

Check out our room:

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We went around Dotonbori;

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Namba Parks;

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and before going to the airport, we ate at Cafe Muji.: :)

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(Photos were taken on May 8 and 10, 2014)

 

Written by Camille Palomera- Joven

March 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm

Arashiyama

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While we were in Osaka, we did a side trip to Arashiyama. We always wanted to see the Bamboo forest! :)

This is the walk from the station to the Bamboo forest:

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We bought some snacks here:

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It started to drizzle when we got to the bamboo forest!

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(Photos were taken on May 9, 2014).

Written by Camille Palomera- Joven

March 28, 2015 at 10:20 pm

Posted in Japan, Kyoto, Travel

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Hida Kokubun-ji Temple

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While we were walking to back to the train station, Julian saw this compound and he went inside.

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We followed him inside and saw this:

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We spent about half an hour inside the compound, then we walked back to the station.

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We watched the sunset inside the train as we headed back to Nagoya. :)

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(Photos were taken on May 7, 2014)

 

Written by Camille Palomera- Joven

March 28, 2015 at 10:18 pm

Posted in Japan, Takayama, Travel

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The old town of Takayama (1)

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The houses and buildings in the old town of Takayama dates back from the Edo Period (1600-1868).  You can read more about that here.

Here are some of our photos:

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(Photos were taken on May 7, 2014)

 

Written by Camille Palomera- Joven

March 28, 2015 at 10:15 pm

Posted in Japan, Takayama, Travel

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The old town of Takayama (2)

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More photos:

Old Sake brewery:

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This is such a cute store!  Everything is handmade.:

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Julian bought one of these.: :)

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After walking around for about an hour, we decided to head back to the station.

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Julian ran to this alley…

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I took some pictures….

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Next thing I knew, he was down there!:

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We followed him there:

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I saw this group of men having a picnic: :)

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Check this out!: :)

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That’s a real bird. :)

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(Photos were taken on May 7, 2014)

 

Written by Camille Palomera- Joven

March 28, 2015 at 10:14 pm

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