Golden Temple

Kinkakuji, Kyoto’s golden temple, is not just painted gold, but is actually covered in a thin layer of gold leaf. It’s located in the middle of a beautiful traditional Japanese garden and spending time here was one of the most peaceful experiences I had in Japan.

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Kyoto in the Fall

I love this photo of leaves on a fence in Arashiyama, a town near Kyoto famous for it’s bamboo forests. We went in December and the fall colours were still out. So beautiful.

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