|Victoria, Margie, Kevin, Sybil, June in Kyoto|
The walk begins wearing the traditional dress of a Henro pilgrim.
|Margie and June ready to start the walk|
To find their way they followed the Henro signs.
They walked by manicured gardens,
through the back streets and
across the fields.
They had accommodation in many temples.
Food was always presented artistically
Temples were mostly high up on the mountain tops.
On the first week they climbed the mountains to arrive at the temples.
In the island's interior they walked across a rope bridge and
visited a restored Samurai house.
They had a get together with friends from Kyoto.
They laughed at the emergency equipment in their room on the 2nd floor. Hook the clip on the railing and climb down.
On their return home they said that they felt far more spiritual after following the Buddhist tenants:
If you would like to join the "Walking for Fitness" group contact Kevin Woodward on 32084807 or visit the Brisbane U3A web site at u3abrisbane.org.au