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Classic Japan between Nara and Kyoto. Episode 2 – Kyoto

24 August 2012 Japan, travel stories 2 comments

Traditional wedding in Kyoto

A couple of days later, again on a train ride, this time, destination Kyoto. Expectations are set higher, as Kyoto is described as the quintessence of classic Japan. Furthermore, if Nara has only 8 sites on the UNESCO list of World Heritage, Kyoto owns more than double – inside the city there are no less than 17 UNESCO sites (13 Buddhist temples, 3 Shinto sanctuaries and one castle). Just like in Nara, when arriving in the train station the area has nothing to do with classicism… the train station in Kyoto is a glass and steel monster, looking like a futuristic Cathedral, with an observation point at the 15th floor…But let’s not anticipate. read more…

Classic Japan between Nara and Kyoto. Episode 1 – Nara

22 August 2012 Japan, travel stories No comments

Visiting Nara

What goes through your head when hearing the word “Japan”? Cities of the future, bullet-trains called “shinkansen”, technology, robots (or people acting like robots), Toyota and Kawasaki, Panasonic and Sony, cities with huge and shiny commercial signs passed through by thousands of pedestrians that cross the streets without clashes, just as the light turns green ! read more…

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