Saturday, January 16, 2016

The Steep Hike - Part Two

(Continuing Day 6 from this post.) 

After lunch, I hit the trail again. 


More beautiful scenery.  I was alone in the woods and I thought about how I was the only person seeing this on this day, but how many people had seen this over the last thousand or so years.  


Onward. This was a long day and the more tired I was, the less pictures I took! 


As I emerged from the woods, I smelled incense! I was at the end of my day's hike, at Nachisan Seiganto-ji, Kumano Nacho Taishi, and the tallest waterfall in Japan (133 meters). 









I was tired and wanted to get to the place I was staying that night (and a hot bath!), so I just took a few pictures, including these wedding poses, knowing I could come back the next morning.  What a great place for wedding photos!





This was my room that night - two floors up from the bath and one from the toilet! 


After a delicious dinner, I soaked in the bath again, then it was time to sleep.




Day 7 coming soon.


3 comments:

  1. Plenty of exercise! and beautiful scenery too!

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  2. Must have felt wonderful hiking through the forest....such beautiful buildings at the end...love the happy buddha! You have had such an array of food during your trip, always beautifully presented.

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  3. There is something mythical about being alone in the woods and taking in the atmosphere and the sights.
    Great pictures again.

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