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The great statue of Buddha known as the Dai Butsu, in Kamakura, Japan.

Landon Fry wriggles through the Buddha's nose in Nara

To Japan With Love - tojapanwithlove [588]

Landon Fry finds a unique way to immerse himself in local culture---he attempts to fit through Buddha's nose at Todai-ji temple in Nara.

Destinations: Nara | Japan
Topics: Travel | Religion | Traditions
Neatly folded kimonos and the Buddhist Scriptures were provided in our ryokan

Relaxing Ryokan

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

My husband had his best sleep ever in our ryokan in Japan.

Destinations: Kochi(Japan) | Tokyo | Oita Prefecture | Nara | Nagoya | Hiroshima | Wakayama Prefecture | Kochi | Okinawa | Kyushu | Nagano prefecture | Kagoshima Prefecture | Uraga | Ishikawa | Sapporo | Nikko | Hokkaido | Kyoto | Kanagawa | Japan | Yokohama | Osaka
Topics: Adventure | 20th Century History | Economy | People | Fashion | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Architecture
Sacred deer in Nara Park

Noontime In Nara

Graham Simmons - gsimmons [5,382]

Why do we do it? Distance ourselves from home and family to travel to the furthest reaches of the globe, suffering the "privilege" of having our entire world view overthrown? Is it that we're trying...

Destinations: Nara | Japan
Topics: Travel | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture
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