2018年9月13日木曜日

ITSUKUSHIMA - BEAUTIFUL AND FAMOUS


Recently, I traveled to Itsukushima. You must know it because it is probably the most famous shrine-island in the area. The island is right next to Miyajima and is famous for the saltwater eel.




The first thing I enjoy about Itsukushima is the beautiful "gate". It is probably the most famous thing on the island. When I went, it was cover partially by the sea.




Similar to Nara, Itsukushima also has many deer that run free. It is nice to see them walking around, but I noticed that many of them had ticks on their ears.






Itsukushima also has many smaller shrines on the island. I really enjoyed finding them as many of them are hidden and must be sought out.




The five story pagoda is also magnificent to see. I really enjoy its red color.




Lastly, I went to the new Hiroshima Outlets to try some tsukemen. It was really good. It had a very smoky flavor. Like "katsuo-bushi". It was a really nice day.




Written by David Press-Dawson

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