Zen garden to get in tune for the rest of the day
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I start out with a huge delicate breakfast at the ryokan I stayed at. Like always it is a feast which is particularly appealing if you like lots of fish as a part of your daily breakfast. Then I head off to get to a famous zen garden at the outskirts of Yamaguchi. I start walking and in the process I realize I might have underestimated the distance - but I have reached the point of no return so I continue down the street. As I walk I pass a smallish green area which apparently is home to the Japanese national self-defense forces which are out doing some sort of training this morning.
I head to the garden which is one of the most famous in
But I have made it out here so I try to wonder up the hill and on top of the hills is a small shrine. It is quietly located all alone up here far away from the crowds - not that there actually was a crowd in the garden this morning.
I leave behind Yamaguchi but unfortunately I still need to get down to the new station down at Shin-Yamauchi I get on the local train and finally make it to the big station. I head up and wait for the shinkansen to take me from Shin-Yamaguchi to