Nagano is a long drive so we took the train from Tanaka station.
The ticket machines in Japan are very hard for non Japanese readers to understand, and usually there is no English speaking help, Japan must do something about this if they want English speaking tourist trade. Click for larger picture.
Here is some of the route in Romanji but not much, it really makes it difficult for an English speaker to travel through Japan.
So we have to hold our cigarettes at child’s face height? I don’t even smoke and the helicopter shows these people are at least 30 metres tall… What a country!
They don’t have child leashes in Japan so you get a mixture of reactions to using one, some people just stare in shock but Rie has had many parents of toddlers ask where she got it from, mothercare in UK which is a long way from Japan. So there is a market for it. 🙂
The incence comes out contantly and it is believed that to wave it on your head or your body it will have a positive effect. Why not, worth a try?
The swastika was a symbol of peace and harmony centruries before the nazis stole it.
We heard it ring while we were there. We weren’t allowed to take photos inside the temple it self as it is an active place of worship.
The place is so clean and well looked after.
I love these little bridges.