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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2017 – There are a few places left !

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Study tour in Japan 2017

        The study and initiatory tour SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR© 2017 will take place from next 31 October to 12 November. The registration limit is set to January 15, 2017 and I have to talk with people who wish to participate … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 12

        So here is the last day … dedicated in the morning to the visit of Tofoku-ji, with the creations of Mirei Shigemori, more contemporary but inscribing in the purest spirit of the Japanese garden … … and the afternoon devoted … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 11

         Already the penultimate day … What time pass quickly ! Today, with a mixed but mild weather, it is a bucolic day. Kyoto is a city full of charm, but here I am a little overdose with crowds, cars … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 10

        Good fresh weather this morning, so it is with the coat that we are heading east of Kyoto. But instead of the too touristy Nanzen-ji, we prefer a different temple and its elegant little garden, much quieter. We then stay … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 9

         Here we go again this morning in search of sublime tea gardens, the theme of our study tour 2016. We start with the enormous Chion-in temple, which offers two charming gardens … In the second, oh surprise, we discover … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 8

        Still as fresh this morning, so wrapped up, we leave for the East Kyoto and its moss gardens. The universe, very cooperative, graced us with a substantial overnight rain and a slight ray of sunshine this morning for a player … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 7

         Autumn is moving in Kyoto … A cooler day today encourages us to get coats and we go to the west of the city, with firstly the visit of one of the oldest temples of Kyoto, Daikaku-ji, a former … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 6

         Today again, a pleasant and beautiful sunny day of Indian summer is coming, and we take the path to Northeast Kyoto, starting with a pearl that I like, Renge-ji … We continue with a beautiful hermitage, entrusted today to … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 5

         Today, a softer day, but under overcast sky, ideal for photos, with free time and shopping for those who want … During that time, the other works anyway and rests a little bit ! We meet in the late … Continue reading

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