This amazing Bamboo Forest is located just a short train ride outside of Kyoto. I’ll never forget my visit because it was raining so heavy that I had to buy myself an umbrella to explore the area. If you are only in a place once, you can’t let a little rain stop you from enjoying it. There was also something peaceful about the sound of the rain on my umbrella as I wove in and out of the cute streets of the little Japanese town. I saw a geisha crossing a bridge (exciting to me !), she appeared to be being lead by an elder man, and I also had the most amazing Japanese curry. I became a bit of a connoisseur of the food whilst there and tried as much as I could. I don’t understand why we don’t just have similar Japanese food here in Australia. All the restaurants here have changed their menu’s slightly for our culture, serving food like sushi and miso soup. This is fine but I wish they would sell just 10% of the amazing stuff I experienced.
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