All in all, Koya-san was an unforgettable experience. I am not a particularly spiritual person, and yet here I was able to feel something more than just the physical world around me. Maybe it was the history of the town, or maybe it was the sort of unified disposition of everyone there. Whatever it was, it definitely left a very deep impression on me.
Taiyoji has stood the test of time. Built in the 1700’s, the temple has never undergone reconstruction. The reason this is a big deal is that nearly every other temple in Japan has sustained some type of serious damage via fire, weather, natural disaster or what have you. So it’s actually pretty difficult to find a temple which doesn’t have a sleek new look.
Odaiba has so much to offer. In this article, I’ve covered everything I particularly enjoy about the human-made island, however, there is so much more which I have yet to discover. For one thing, I have yet to ride the infamous ferris wheel! (I know right.) This place seems to always be changing, and always offers up something new and exciting.
Finally, after 3.5 years of living in Japan, I have decided to launch ExplorerNippon. I had always sort of envisioned what ExplorerNippon would be, but for so long it took a backseat to other projects I deemed more important. Well after over 3 years and plenty of experiences, I decided to dig down and get […]