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Kamakura in a Word: Green

This is the last in my unofficial Golden Week Adventure Series (#GW2018? Anyone?).
sort of got lostwalked amongst some historyand felt very, very small.

For the last day of Golden Week I returned to someplace I'd already been before: Kamakura. I was last there in January of 2011 (also with Troy, come to think of it--I'm sure there's an old blog post about the experience buried in the archives somewhere) but was excited to return with fresh eyes and new perspectives.

Kamakura is perhaps best known, nowadays, for its own Daibutsu, albeit one that is minuscule in scale compared to the one at Ushiku. Since Troy and I visited that statue the last time, we elected to see some of Kamakura's other sites, taking advantage of the weather to walk the streets of the city and truly get a feel for its flavor.

Our first stop was Hokokuji Temple, a zen temple built in 1334 and known for its bamboo garden, where there are apparently over 2,000 shoots!

As you walked along the pat…
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