Getting Our Yayas Out With The Gabas In Kyoto (Part Two)

Day two of our trip to Kyoto started off wet. The rain was nice while we slept but once we woke up we realized we had to figure out how to get to the car in the rain with all our luggage. We decided to put it off until after breakfast with the hopes that the rain would eventually stop. We found a cool little bakery that was underground at a mall near the hostel. I really enjoyed the pastries that we had.… More Getting Our Yayas Out With The Gabas In Kyoto (Part Two)

Getting Our Yayas Out With The Gabas In Kyoto (Part One)

Jeremy and I were heading to Kyoto the day after the big earthquake with our friends, Stephanie and Anthony. We were all excited to explore a new part of Japan. My main reason of going was to see Geisha and some of the temples in Kyoto. We were only going to spend the night in Kyoto and come back the next day, so we had a lot to squeeze in a short amount of time.… More Getting Our Yayas Out With The Gabas In Kyoto (Part One)

Taking A Peek At Old Japan: Yabesume Festival In Tsuwano

Back in April, Jeremy, Marcus, Charrleen and I went to the town of Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture. We had heard about a festival that was going on there that we really wanted to check out. It was a Yabusame festival. Yabusame is a horseback archery tournament and the yabusame course in Tsuwano is the last remaining original one in Japan. … More Taking A Peek At Old Japan: Yabesume Festival In Tsuwano