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Temple Hopping in Kamakura

alexshrine2.jpgJudy took me on a fantastic hike through Kamakura this weekend. The weather was cold and the air crisp. We visited several Temples and Shrines along the way. It was a great day. Check out her fantastic pictures and write up.

Adventurous Abroad

One of the perks of not having a regular 9-5 while being here in Japan is that I have lots of time to scope out new hiking trails, places to eat, and do extensive research for upcoming travel or events.When my husband is off on the weekends, I am able to share my new discoveries with him and play tour guide… kinda.

This weekend I wanted to share the Daibutsu Hiking Course with him, so Saturday morning we hopped on the train and headed to Kamakura. (You can see a map of the trail and get detailed directions from the Kita Kamakura Station to the trail head here.)

There were a few shrines and temples in the area that I had not yet visited, or didn’t get a chance to explore the other day on our hike.

Off of the East exit of the Kita Kamakura Station is Engakuji

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Coffee in Kamakura

Lets see. Over the past few days I have been doing a lot. Mostly fun exciting stuff. Unfortunately none of it involved writing or trying to write.

Birthday Dog

I went to the 118th Corpsman Birthday celebration. Did a bit of exploring around Kamakura, finding this excellent underground coffee shop. Celebrated Quinn’s 2nd Birthday. Yet the biggest thing keeping me away from any semblance of productivity… Overwatch. Damn great game. I’m hooked. Typing this makes me want to go downstairs a play a few matches. 🙂

Yep… there goes my free time.