日光に行こう!(Let’s go to Nikko!)

Students visited Nikko, famous sightseeing spot.

Temple University Japan

Two weekends ago I decided to take a trip with my friend Sarah to Nikko.  Neither of us had ever been before and since it was fairly affordable, we thought it would be a nice impromptu day trip.  We met at Gotanda station around 6:00 AM, and took the Asakusa line to Asakusa.  From there we transferred to the Tobu Line for a 2 hour train ride into the countryside.  It was beautiful to the gradual progression from crowded city to rustic landscape.  To my surprise the train was actually loud at times, filled with people talking about all different things.  Maybe it’s just a Tokyo thing to be quiet on trains in the morning.

When we finally got there, the rain had picked up some more.  Our first stop was to see the various shrines and temples.  We took a bus that stopped by all the popular temples.  While…

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