|The Great Buddha|
|Part of the walk up to the caves|
|Colorful ice creams-including the most unreal flavors-like black vanilla, seaweed, sakura (cherry blossom) and orange|
|My gold sesame milk ice cream-I'd go back for it!|
|We made it to the caves just in time for the setting sun!|
|Steamed egg ramen|
Getting distance from the city definitely helped me see more of traditional Japan. While Tokyo is not very different from other cities in the world, the rest of Japan really is. The way it continues to preserve its culture and traditions despite being a developed nation is unique.