Tag: Temple

Euro Road Trip – Athens

I’m continually surprised at the distances in Greece. Not only at how much further places are than they appear on a map, but also at how much longer…

Euro Road Trip – Ionian Coast and Delphi

We’d stuffed ourselves with cheap (and delicious) gyros before leaving Meteora. Risa lasted less than 15-minutes before passing out in an afternoon nap, while I tried my hardest…

Thailand – The Shortest of Stopovers in Bangkok

My younger brother went and got engaged, and organised a wedding in Byron Bay, Australia. It was a long journey home from London, but we couldn’t not go! We…

First taste of the Mediterranean

OK, so technically it isn’t the Mediterranean yet, but rather the Aegean Sea. Forgive me. Not surprising considering how late we finished yesterday, but it was a struggle…

Journey to The World’s Energy Centre – Shambala

It was another early start, which was even harder after a late night (thank-you late night kebab). Booked a taxi to the train station and bought tickets to…

Houryu-ji

Day 31: Heiburi (Nara) – Izumi (Osaka) 52km

I woke up a few times during the night, slightly cold, and it was even colder outside when I went to the bathroom early in the morning.  I…

Eihei-ji

Day 29: Tsuruki (Ishikawa) – Kono (Fukui) 172km

We’ve been getting so tired recently, so we slept in a little and had an extra slow start to the day (and watched some TV from bed). We’re…