Our Old Neighborhood

After seeing the shrine, we took the Keihan line to Deamchiyanagi.

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We all went to eat at Falafel Garden!

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Mom and Brittany look really happy to get a rest!

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Next, we grabbed some chuhai and sat by the river.

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This crane was sneaking along at the river.

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He was really fun to watch.

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Next, we hopped across the stones.

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We walked over to Shimogamo Jinja, one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto, and the shrine of the neighborhood where we used to live. Here’s a cute little bird we saw in Tadasu no Mori, the forest around the shrine.

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This is Shimogamo Shrine.

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There are different prayer areas depending on your Chinese zodiac.

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Last year was the year of the dragon, and this year is the horse.

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We showed my mom our old apartment.

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It was my mom’s birthday, so we took her to Clientele, my favorite patisserie in the world.

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We even sang to her in the cafe! She and I got the same cake.

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Teddy got a pistachio flavored cake.

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Brittany got a hazelnut flavored cake.

Well, that’s all for yesterday!

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Barbara Lange
    Jul 12, 2014 @ 03:47:25

    Oh Shirley, You made it to Clientele, I’m so jealous!!! Cute little bird with blue feet.

    Reply

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