Exploring the Universe: Japan 2015- Nara Highlights!

From Osaka, we went to Nara, where I went crazy because I dearly love deer. And Ninjas!

Sakura trees everywhere.

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My fave mascot.

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We stayed in this beautiful inn with deer origami and teeny tiny crane origami. They had the most beautiful yukata too, which I wore incorrectly accidentally heh:

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First deer sighting, near the temple:

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Inside the temple, you can donate a thousand yen (if I remember correctly) for temple restoration/and they’d give you a tile in exchange where you can paint your hopes/wishes, to be used in the temple. (I’m Rean, btw. My brother and I asked if we could split a tile and they agreed)

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Sakura ice cream!

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We went to the Ninja Museum, where they had ninja-themed trains:
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My dad and brother joined the shuriken-throwing thang after the ninja show (which I thoroughly enjoyed) and I’m happy to report that I was able to hit some areas of the target (not a bulls-eye, but the target nevertheless hehe).

Cute kids in ninja costumes:

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I wish we had ice cream vendo machines here too! I try to eat new ice cream/cold icy things when traveling abroad and I had the strawberry one, I think. I forgot to snap a photo because we were in a hurry, eep.

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Holding hands with deer, checking out the sights:

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Bye Nara! I really loved the Nara vibe, it reminded me of artsy Baguio. IMG_2426

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