Japan | Himeji, Kyoto, and a Few Really Long Days

Given the prices of rail passes in Japan (seriously, I’m still on about the $80 cantaloupes), we decided to make a really long day of it and work our way to Himeji, return to Osaka for our things, then leave for Kyoto. Happily, the train systems in Japan are superb, and the whole experience was pleasant. Even wandering Himeji blindly was uneventful, by and large. The Himeji Castle, as the oldest and most famous in Japan, was much smaller than I... Read More