UJI [7 Cities 7 Days Challenge]

This spring break, I challenged myself to be in seven cities in seven days, but I don’t often do things by halves so I added a few little bonus rules. For a recap of said rules, click here. In the last post I’d spent a great day in Kyoto, but now it was time for city number two…

I woke up at around 8am, giving myself about two hours before check-out to get ready. I showered, did my make-up, and had a quick breakfast while going over my itinerary for the day. Unlike the day before, when I only had a vague idea what to do, I had a whole checklist of things I wanted to do in Uji.

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KYOTO [7 Cities 7 Days Challenge]

This spring break, I challenged myself to be in seven cities in seven days, but I don’t often do things by halves so I added a few little bonus rules. For a recap of said rules, click here. In the last post I’d just arrived in Kyoto, ready to start the challenge…

After a pretty comfortable sleep, I let myself wake up slowly. I may have wanted to fit a lot into a day, but at the same time it was still my holiday and I was allowed a lie in.

I hadn’t really thought much about where I’d go in Kyoto as the sheer amount of choice had caused me to barely decide at all. It would’ve been almost impossible to fit Arashiyama into my time frame and even though it was one of the places I wanted to go most, it ended up being postponed for a future trip. I was recommended Fushimi Inari and given that it was already high up on my list, it automatically shot to first place. But, Fushimi Inari is open 24/7 so it wasn’t the first place I went.

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