Have a cup of tea in Uji

June 28, 2013 § 4 Comments

Uji River. Any picture is better with sakura in it. Uji, Japan. April 2013.

Uji River. Any picture is better with sakura in it. Uji, Japan. April 2013.

If you eat enough Japanese snacks and candy, you must have came across this town’s name already. Since there are tons of green tea flavored snacks said to be using green tea from Uji. So after spending a few hours at the Fushimi Inari Shine in the morning, I hopped on the local train to spend my afternoon in the small town of Uji and ate the most awesome green tea ice-cream ever.  « Read the rest of this entry »

Oh deeeeeeeeers

June 5, 2013 § 6 Comments

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Lots of deers at Nara Park, Japan. April 2013.

During my recent visit to Kyoto, I made two day trips out of the city. One is the tea capital Uji and the other one is the awesome Nara. There isn’t a lot of interesting sight in Nara for me, as I’m already overdosed on temples and shrines. However, the free roaming deers definitely caught my attention. Come on, where else you can see tons of deers chilling out in a park under cherry blossom?

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