Koyasan to Kii Tanabe

Rain! Every travelers least liked weather type. Perhaps it would be clear after breakfast. We joined about 18 other travelers in the breakfast room with the same priest as yesterday so some of the conversation was the same but some was new. This time he did explain all the foods on our breakfast tray which…

Koyasan

I must admit sleeping on a thin futon wasn’t easy but it seemed like no time after I rested my weary head on the Japanese pillow that it was time to wake up and attend the morning ceremony at 6:00. We sat on a stool in the outer section of the temple while the monks…

From KIX to Koyasan

The worst part of travelling for us is now the long flights from Melbourne. After so many trips the excitement of the flight to wherever we are going has worn off. So after leaving Melbourne at 9:30 (a delay of 45 minutes) a nine hour flight to Hong Kong and then another three and a…