Just monkeys

If you don’t like monkeys then move along as this post is utterly devoted to the furry little fleabags. It’s just lots more snaps of the snow monkeys to be found at the monkey park in Arashiyama…. Whether huddled in family groups picking fleas off babies to sitting aloofly in the trees shooting vaguely contemptuousContinue reading “Just monkeys”

Cheeky monkeys

We’re heading to check out some more of Japan’s wildlife now, but instead of deer, this time it’s a more furry type we’re after. We’re heading to the Iwatayama Monkey Park  in Kyoto. On route we enjoy the pretty scenery of Arashiyama including this impressive river complete with little pleasure boats. In order to get toContinue reading “Cheeky monkeys”

Nibbly Nara Deers

We’re off to see some more of Japan’s famed wildlife now with a trip to Nara. Due to its past as the first permanent capital Nara remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan’s oldest and largest temples. But it’s also famous for its resident deer. Hence these cute little cartoon critters. According toContinue reading “Nibbly Nara Deers”