Moved In and Looking Back: It All Worked Out

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Sunset view from our cabin inside Rocky Mountain National Park

My flight from Florida back to Colorado left at a painfully early hour, and after a long flight and a longer drive from the airport, I arrived at Austin and I’s mountainside cabin completely and utterly exhausted. Continue reading “Moved In and Looking Back: It All Worked Out”

Best Of: Japan 2014

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It’s been over a month since mom and I returned from Japan, and 14 blog posts later I’m still struggling with how to adequately summarize our weeks in this confusing, enchanting place. Continue reading “Best Of: Japan 2014”

Japan Eats

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I love food. Continue reading “Japan Eats”

The Great Buddha of Todai-ji

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After spending almost a week in Kyoto, mom and I started jumping on trains for day trips to nearby cities. Continue reading “The Great Buddha of Todai-ji”

Fushimi Inari-taisha – We Are All the Same

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Visiting the Fushimi Inari-taisha was on the top of my must-see list in Kyoto. Continue reading “Fushimi Inari-taisha – We Are All the Same”

Classic Kyoto Streets

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Alright, I’m just going to say it: most of the cities we visited in Japan were ugly. Continue reading “Classic Kyoto Streets”

My Favorite Kyoto Temples

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The entrance to Kiyomizu-dera Temple

According to Wikipedia, about 20% of Japan’s National Treasures and 14% of the country’s Important Cultural Properties are located in Kyoto. Continue reading “My Favorite Kyoto Temples”

Views from the Top

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Sifting through the photos from our time in Japan, I started to notice a theme. Continue reading “Views from the Top”

The Japan Trip

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Well single reader, after three weeks in Japan, I’m back at my home base tucked high in the Colorado Rockies. Continue reading “The Japan Trip”