Hasedera is one of my favourite temple sites that we visited in Kamakura, because it has so many levels, areas and layers to it.
Even amongst the school groups and tourists, you can always seem to find a little space of quiet. Continue reading
I think we could all do with a bit of peace right now, with everything that’s going on, so it seems like the perfect time to post some pictures of my visit to this beautifully serene bamboo forest. Continue reading
Day number 3 and I have 2 more excellent places to visit! The first is a very small area but well worth the stop for lunch and the second a day trip to escape the city.
I said in my previous posts, all of my recommendations are aimed at visitors to Lima and not to residents but it’s always nice to discover somewhere you haven’t been before even if it is in your own city!
Chinatown is located in the Cercado de Lima and is a great place to head for lunch or to shop for incense and stationery. When I go to Chinatown I love to stop for Chinese baked goods (pictured) which are available in the front of restaurants for take away. Also I like to buy a bag of really tasty,wrapped, chewy sweets called ‘white rabbit’ which are served with your bill in some restaurants. Buy a bag, you’ll want more!