Japan · Travel Tales

Hase-dera and Kotoku-in: Two temples in Kamakura

One of the things I love about going to another country is exploring its houses and temples of worship. (I have had some annoyed travel companions because of this in the past, when they can’t keep up with my desire to cover so much land in a day, even though the temples all look alike at… Continue reading Hase-dera and Kotoku-in: Two temples in Kamakura

Japan · Travel Tales

The Island of Enoshima in Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture

Tokyo Day 3 Notes around 8:00 AM go to Shinjuku Sta., exit to Odakyu Line purchase Enoshima-Kamakura One-Day Free Pass (¥1,470 + ¥600 for upgrade to Limited Express “Romance Car”) 08:53 AM board the Odakyu Line Limited Express “Romance Car” for Katase-Enoshima around 10:00 AM arrival at Katase-Enoshima cross the causeway to the island go to Enoshima Shrine… Continue reading The Island of Enoshima in Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture