Monthly Archives: August 2010

Oedo-Onsen

As part of EPIC we had the opportunity to select activities that would give us a sense of the local people, culture and environment.  A few of us chose to go to a traditional Japanese day spa, along with our local guides.  I chose to visit Oedo-Onsen, which was very different from anything I had […]

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Philosopher’s Walk

           

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Ryoanji Temple

By the time we got off the tram, we were definitely feeling like public transportation pros!  We walked up the hill from the station to the temple gates, paid the entry fee and wandered around.  Although I enjoyed the exploration, I felt that we had seen other more impressive structures earlier in our trip.  And we were both […]

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