Sunday, 19 December 2010

Black & Whites Part II

An evening spent going up to a temple.
A photo meme at  Budget Trouble : Show Me Japan caught my eye, and here is my first entry! Check out other entries there.

20 comments:

  1. ahhh, those steps and those temples and shrines... While I'm a fan of temples and shrines, I am not a fan of steps. LOL!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Show Me Japan. :-)

    And speaking of joining, would you like to have coffee next week? I'll be in KL. :-)

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  2. @A and Y Ikeda,
    Yeah, why are there so many steps leading up to them? :D

    You'll be in KL. A chat over coffee soud great! Let me know the date.

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  3. I'll be available on the 26 or 27 or 28.
    See you soon!
    Anna (Y is staying in Japan, LOL!)

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  4. @Anna,
    You are coming alone? Or with a group?
    Where are you staying in KL?
    Hope to see you soon too! :)

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  5. @sixmats,
    at Bessho Onsen, Nagano

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  6. I'm staying with a friend and her family somewhere on Jalan Ipoh. Coming by myself. :-)

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  7. @Anna,
    It's been ages since I last been to Jalan Ipoh! :D

    I'll e-mail you my h/phone later, so it'll be easier to arrange to meet up. :)

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  8. This is "Y" commenting.
    Please take care of "A" when she is there, then we will take care of you when you are in Japan in the future!
    I haven't been to Bessho Onsen so I am glad that you posted. Great monochrome photo!! It's not a big deal if the steps are less than 1000.
    Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.

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  9. @Y,
    We will! Don't worry. ^_^

    Then, we'll have to make the effort to visit Tochigi in future, no?

    I'll have more post on Bessho Onsen sometime in future, as I do on other places too.

    I agree that if the steps aren't that many, it's not really a big deal. After all, steps at train stations in Japan can be more daunting! LOL

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  10. talking about steps, does A plan to take up the steps in Batu Caves while she's in KL? :D

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  11. should I take the steps to Batu Caves? You tell me :-)
    A.

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  12. I dunno. I have yet try to tackle them too. I have wobbly knees LOL

    You should, if you are interested in Hindu temples, I guess. But no festival on at the moment there, as far as I can tell. They do have a humongousaur of a statue there in front of the 272 steps leading to the limestone cave and the temple inside.

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  13. @Mahindra City Chennani,
    Why, thanks! ^-^

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  14. 272 steps? That's nothing! Let's do it then! We can go slow, because my knees are not the greatest either. :-)

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  15. @A,
    My husband would probably kill me for suggesting Batu Caves (he wanted to take you to Tugu Negara, BTW), but, yeah! Lets do it! :D

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  16. update:
    Yup, Zaini wanted to strangle me, and is more than willing to abandon us once we reached Batu Caves. So, it might be ladies' day out that day. ;)

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  17. looks like a classic place in Japan =P

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  18. @Ayie,
    It was. It's steeped with history.

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