Koyo season is upon us, and probably the best location around Kamakura to marvel at the beauty of autumn leaves is the quiet temple of Engakuji (円覚寺). Today, we’ll stroll around the temple complex and discuss some of the history of the Shogunate of Kamakura and Zen Buddhism.
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Day hike from Tokyo: Be a Yamabushi
Today we will visit a small peak; Mt. Bukka at the base of the Tanzawa mountains. However, the story of the travelling Yamabushi is more important than the mountain itself.