Kyoto’s Bamboo Forest and Cycling Tour

The best way to see Kyoto’s Bamboo Forest?  Cycle your way through.  This blog is short…I have about 15 minutes to pack my bags and take off!

Ready to ROLL!

Ready to ROLL!

We were split up into small groups of five or six. Each of us had a guide.  This is my group!

We were split up into small groups of five or six. Each of us had a guide. This is my group!  I had to pre-arrange for us to have helmets.  The helmets were on the small size.  Woody was practically choking because it was so small for him.  He wore his helmet like a turban!

Kinkakuji Temple, Gold Temple!

Kinkakuji Temple, Golden Temple!

Cycle tour temple visit!

Cycle tour temple visit!

Japanese Scarecrows!

Japanese Scarecrows!

A wonderful stop in the bamboo forest

A wonderful stop in the bamboo forest along with THRONGS of people!

My cycle group

My cycle group

Next stop: yoga in Kameyama Park!  Wonderful outdoor standing yoga class!

Next stop: yoga in Kameyama Park! Wonderful outdoor standing yoga class!

Cycle tour

Cycle tour

Nijo-en Castle in Kyoto...has incredible Nightingale Floors, floors that squeak and sound like birds.. the sound is to alert imperial family and samurai families of approaching thieves or intruders

Nijo-en Castle in Kyoto…has incredible Nightingale Floors, floors that squeak and sound like birds.. the sound is to alert imperial family and samurai families of approaching thieves or intruders

wood work at the castle

wood work at the castle

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