November 28, 2016

Life Moves On

My last few weeks in Japan were full of adventures, parties, packing, and goodbyes. I had little time for the website, and upon getting to Nepal I’ve been without internet and unable to post anything new. So, before I start posting about Nepal, I have a few pictures from my last few days in Japan.

 

Takachio Mountain

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A wet hike to the top of Takachiho Mountain. The clouds parted as we reached the first shrine.

 

Mountain Top

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After finally reaching the top of Takachiho Mountain (soaking wet and cold) it was time for some coffee.

 

Chicken Nanba

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After making it to the bottom of the mountain and going to the coin laundry to dry our clothes we stopped for lunch in Miyazaki.

 

Chicken Nanba

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Chicken Nanban lunch set, Miyazaki’s famous food.

 

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We made it to the bottom of the mountain!

 

一期一会

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Daisuke and I in front of my apartment showing off my new tattoo, 一期一会

 

Last Night Saga

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My last night in Saga, spent with some of the best friends I have.

 

Otaru

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The old Temiya Line in Otaru, Japan. Part of the Horonai Railway, Hokkaido’s first railway.

 

Fujizushi

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Otaru is famous for its sushi, some of the best in the world. Try some at Fuji Zushi.

 

Kōtoku-in

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In Kamakura, Japan you can find one of the most famous icons of Japan at Kōtoku-in.

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The Great Buddha is made completely out of bronze and weighs approximately 102.5 tons.

 

Mt. Fuji

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Mt. Fuji piercing the clouds. My first time seeing Mt. Fuji after living in Japan for 2.5 years.

 

Enoshima

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The entrance to Enoshima Shrine on Enoshima Island in Kanagawa, Japan.

 

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Sunset over the Tama River.

 

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The view over the Tama river at sunset. One of the last pictures during my time in Japan.

 

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