So this past weekend I was in Yokohama and Kamakura. Yokohama is sort of a working mans city, totally different feeling than Tokyo. The area is not a dense as Tokyo and is much more topographical, rolling hills and terracing homes.
I stayed over at a friends place in a nice neighbourhood. Traditional home, 45 years old, which is considered very old here. My parents 110 year old home in Canada is ancient by Japanese standards. The next day we travelled to Kamakura, which is along the southern shore of the Yokohama area. Its a 'cottage' community, small scale and cheap! A roomy place was cheaper than a place in Toronto! Depressing, I would love to live in the area...
I enjoyed the train ride to Kamakura. An older train that travelled incredible close to the local homes... and when I mean close I mean we were as close as 1 foot from hitting some of the walls of the old homes.
|Many Rolling Hills|
|Traditional Wedding Temple|
|Sake and Beer Shrine :D|