Experiencing Kailua and Pearl Harbour

We spent basically 2 months in Kailua, Oahu, trying to accomplish a few things.  We went to help some friends while they went on vacation.  We had the pleasure of looking after 2 very sweet dogs that we miss greatly – besides our friends of course.

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When a Picture Comes to Life – the Golden Pavilion

The Golden Pavilion

We managed to find an apartment with a kitchen just north of Kyoto City, but still in Kyoto. Never really knowing just how far you are until you actually have your feet on the ground, your booking is always unsure. As it turned out the apartment was incredible small, but this is normal for Japan. Little furniture is normal too.

We always prefer to be walking distance from most things and take the subway or buses as needed. I knew, at booking, that we would be approx 30 mins walking from the “Golden Pavilion”. The official name is Kinkakuji-shi Temple.

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