We had a wonderful time with our visitors from Ireland. They stayed with us for around 2 and a half weeks, and they really enjoyed Japan.
Here are some highlights.
The playground at our local park, Kaiyuu Land.
A visit to Kyoto, and an encounter with a friendly monk.
A Kannon statue at a monument in Koya-san.
Throwing water at the Buddha statues at Koya-san.
The famous “Glico Man” sign at the landmark Dotonbori Bridge in Osaka.
A birthday visit to Harvest Hill in Sakai.
Evening birthday celebration.
On board the Shinkansen on the way to Tokyo.
At the 5-storey pagoda in Nara.
Nara’s famous (and unpredictable) deer.
Another birthday celebration.
At Minoo waterfall.
A very memorable lunch at a ryokan in Minoo.
Waterslides at SpaWorld in Osaka. Again! Again!
At the airport, time to say goodbye.