Here we are on the island of Miyajima and it rains like there is no end to it.
Miyajima holds Japan’s 3rd most popular tourist attraction, the Itsukushima Shrine and the O-turii Gate, that means we aren’t really the only tourists on the island .
The island is also famous for their deer that is walking among us, stupid tourists.
When we arrived yesterday the weather was okay, but later in the afternoon the rain arrived and it has only increased.
We have spent the night at the most beautiful ryokan, Kurayado Iroha, that has provided us with an outstanding service and hospitality – excellent 7 course top class Japanese dinner and a beautiful breakfast. Our room is so beautiful in every little detail and about 30 m²/322ft². What a treat it has been after the small rooms we stayed in … so far.
Yesterday evening we toke a illumination cruise around the O-turii Gate, but the weather was so bad and with raindrops constant landing on the lens it was hard to get any real good shots, but it’s truly an impressive site in all weather conditions.
“The average tourist wants to go to places
where there are no tourists.”