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  • Thailand! Tha Rua Shrine-PhuketThankfully not everything was closed or locked down over December 2020, here in Phuket. I was able to get around and spend some time visiting some of the places I had promised myself to go. Here The Tha Rua Shrine, Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Feb 12, 2021
  • Sri Chamundeshwari TempleIn 2015 I spent 5months travelling around Southern India. One of the things that struck me the most was there were so many Temples! This one in Mysore is the second in my video collection. Chamundi Hill is about 13 kms Posted by TheJohnsons in India Beautiful India | Sep 24, 2020
  • Hanging out in HanoiAlthough our hotel was in the middle of the city, in Hanoi's Old Quarter, we were woken early by the insistent crowing of a nearby cockerel. But no matter; we had enjoyed a good night's sleep and were ready to Posted by ToonSarah in Travel with me ... | Apr 25, 2020
  • Getting to know Luang Prabang[center] In the garden of the Villa Chitdara[/center] Overnight I discovered one downside to the Villa Chitdara - the hardness of the bed. It was [b]v Posted by ToonSarah in Travel with me ... | Apr 2, 2020
  • Ohm Nandhi Kesaraya NamahaThe giant image of Nandi (Bull) is located at the top of Chamundi hills in Mysore. More than 350 years old, this is one of the oldest icons in Mysore. The Nandi is portrayed in sitting position with its left Posted by TheJohnsons in India Beautiful India | Feb 2, 2020
  • Phuket Guan Nabon ShrineChinese style temples in Thailand are and can be called ; Sanjao, San Chao, or ( ศาลเจ้า ). They may belong to the community, perhaps donated by wealthy benefactors, or to private foundations of a pious and charitable character. Even when Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Nov 3, 2019
  • East Asian Immersion: KyotoOnce we decided to center ourselves in Beijing for the trip we had to decide if we would spend the whole six weeks in China or if we would spend part of the trip in another country. We'd had great Posted by zzlangerhans in Fledgling Explorers | Sep 28, 2019
  • And the Skytree Saw Me OffToday was kind of quiet & somber, the trip has come to an end {insert mega sad face}. The weather was quite hot today, it was meant to reach 33 in Tokyo and there have been reports of records further north Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 26, 2019
  • Money Laundering Yesterday we traded the mountains for the beach as we said goodbye to Nikko and headed to Kamakura. We really were quiet yesterday arriving in Kamakura about 1pm we dropped our bags off & checked out our quirky room at Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 25, 2019
  • Thursday is Temple Day ......and Shrine day, stair day & walk 25,000plus steps day. We arrived in Nikko yesterday after our relaxing travel day (be warned there’s another one tomorrow, really I’m just getting you ready for next week when the trips over but Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 23, 2019
  • The Big Buddha Today we took a day trip to Nara & crossed off some Unesco sites plus the Big Buddha was on our want to see list. We managed to see 6 out of 8 sites before we ran out of time. Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 21, 2019
  • Oysters & Momiji Manjyu I have a gripe with people staying in hostels, I get that you come in late that’s fine but seriously do you need to go through every plastic bag in your bag......numerous times???? Anyway whinge over this has been our Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 18, 2019
  • Sri Lanka - Ella[float=right][/float] The long drive to Ella was made more comfortable as we shared our mini bus with a young friendly couple. W Posted by philosipha in A Million Smiles Away | May 17, 2019
  • Another Day, Another Shinkansen So today we caught the Shinkansen a whole half hour down the road to Kobe, a Harbourside city. The buildings look like they butt up against the mountains. Really a quiet day, feeling a little tired there’s nothing quite like Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 13, 2019
  • Up Down Up Down Up DownWe have been up & down subways, up sky towers, over here, back up there I’m exhausted! Breakfast was at a lovely little bakery in the train station that I’m glad I didn’t discover any earlier. Today we brought a 24 hour Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 6, 2019
  • OutShrining in the ParkLet’s start with the sleep verdict - I slept great (that’s what flying & lack of sleep does to you + some magnesium stuff mum sent me with). The bed was reasonably comfortable, it is a box with a curtain Posted by ChristieA in CarCar's on the Road . . . . . Again! | May 3, 2019
  • NikkoCurrently (and about 100% on this), my son and I are going to travel for an overnight trip to the beautiful and a wee bit tourist-y location of Nikko. This is a city that is located a few hours Posted by tmulcahey in Japan 2019 | Mar 15, 2019
  • The Big Year Out-Wenmiao Temple & Dayun Si - WuweiDuring my journey across the Silk route into China, we travelled to the ancient city of Wuwei, here we visited the Wenmaio Temple . Beautifully ornate and spread over a large area. The ancient Bell tower Dayun Si built during Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 19, 2018
  • Terminating in Tokyo Leaving our very excitable host in Kyoto, we made our way over to the station to catch the bullet train I had reserved the day before, bound for Tokyo. The Japanese capital would in fact Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | May 20, 2018
  • Shrine City Travelling via Himeji, by mid afternoon we had arrived in Kyoto. After being helped out of the right exit in Kyoto's huge station by some locals, we stopped by the supermarket before h Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Apr 3, 2018
  • Southern Honshu With yet another early morning flight, we checked out of our hotel early and began heading to Seoul's Incheon airport. This was our only flight not with Air China, being with Asiana Airwa Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Apr 1, 2018
  • The Seoul of Korea After a busy few days in Beijing, we were headed on to our second city on the trip - Seoul, capital of South Korea. Getting up early in order to make our morning flight, we arrived at Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Mar 30, 2018
  • More wonders of Nikko===Futarasan=== [center] Torii gate at entrance to Futurasan Shrine[/center] Futarasan is only five minutes’ or so walk from Toshogu but it seemed to us that we were in a diff Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 19, 2013
  • Magnificent![center] Detail, Toshogu Shrine [/center] ===A famous Japanese saying proclaims:=== [center][b]‘Nikko wo minakereba "kekkō" to iu na’ ‘Don't say Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 18, 2013
  • Back to Tokyo (via Matsumoto)===A certain beauty=== [center] When the skies cleared [/center] It had rained for a day and a half. Kamikochi did have a certain beauty in the Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 17, 2013
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