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Kawadoko is the ingenious custom of dining on platforms built over a river which provides natural air conditioning during the hot summer months. We experienced kawadoko in Kibune, a small town in a valley just north of central Kyoto in early July.

Kawadoko is the ingenious custom of dining on platforms built over a river which provides natural air conditioning during the hot summer months. We experienced kawadoko in Kibune, Japan, a small town in a valley just north of central Kyoto in early July.

15 Incredible Things to Do in Tokyo Japan // localadventurer.com

15 Incredible Things to Do in Tokyo Japan

This list of 15 Incredible Things to Do in Tokyo Japan can start you off in the right direction for your own, personal, epic adventure.

Fish Tank Phone Booth - Rose Garden, Nakanoshima Park, Osaka, Japan. art installation, part of Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2011 Festival (promoting healthy waterways & environmentally-friendly practices). photo by Otaku Subreddit || **NOTE** the duck in the background is from the world wide "Rubber Duck" art project by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman: http://www.florentijnhofman.nl/dev/project.php?id=154

Meanwhile, in Japan: A fish tank phone booth [PIC]

Funny pictures about Fishtank phone box in Japan. Oh, and cool pics about Fishtank phone box in Japan. Also, Fishtank phone box in Japan photos.

Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan

BUDDHA~Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan

Food Lover's Guide to Kyoto - Snixy Kitchen

Food Lover's Guide to Kyoto

Nanzen-ji Temple In Kyoto, Japan - My Favorite Japanese Garden In Kyoto. #Kyoto #Nanzen_ji_Temple

Kyoto Path - Stones laid across a shallow pond in the formal garden at the Nanzen-ji temple in, Japan.

High times: Dining kawadoko-style over moving water — here, the rushing Kibune River — is a restful way to eat and a great way to stay cool in summer.

From Kurama to Kibune: Hiking in northeastern Kyoto

The Eizan Electric Railway serves a sparsely traveled route — or so I infer from the dinky two-carriage train we board shortly before it lurches out

Bamboo oath, Kyoto,  Japan

Path of Bamboo in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan (竹林の小径 Path of Bamboo A place to marvel at the worlds beauty.

Every year my mother and I travel to Japan, first she visits her friend who lives there and then...

TRAVEL: A QUICK GUIDE TO KYOTO (a pair & a spare)

Every year I travel to Japan, first Tokio then Kyoto - get an impression of the most beautiful culture & town!

Japan, snowy hot springs

Travel Inspiration for Japan - Snowy Hot Springs in Japan. Watch the snow fall whilst soaking and relaxing in the hot spring.

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Japanese martial art Yabusame 流鏑馬 - TRUE AIM: An archer dressed in traditional samurai garb displays Yabusame (archery while on horseback) during an annual demonstration of century Japanese martial arts in Tokyo.

Nanzen-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan - my favorite Japanese garden in Kyoto.  Repinned by http://sailorstales.wordpress.com/

Nanzen-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan - my favorite Japanese garden in Kyoto. Now here's a path to delight!

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It would be amazing if we could go. Onsen (hot spring) bath at Gora Kadan Ryokan, Hakone, Japan.

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