Autumn in Nara

Today we were also treated to a gloriously sunny morning, so we decided to go on a day trip to Nara to make the most of the nice weather.There are JR trains going to Nara that you can board with your JR pass, but that line goes to the JR Nara station, which is rather… Continue reading Autumn in Nara


Yesterday was Nara day!We headed to Nara from Kyoto first thing in the morning, where we met with Liza's friend, Yoko, who kindly volunteered to show us around. We began in Nara Park, a pleasant, forested park with lots and lots of deer. The deer are smaller than those you might see in the West,… Continue reading Nara