family shot on the entrance path (Poppy is visiting us!)
the entrance path always turns several times to make the journey seem longer--to make the transformation from your regular life to the life of the shrine more whole.
M walking along a path in the garden
one of several stone lanterns on the grounds
one of two tea houses
This rock is from Korea and was hollowed out to make a wash basin.
a nice view of the moss, walkways, and tatami rooms
lots of sculpted trees
beautiful stone path
After the temple, we went to one of the oldest sweet shops in Kyoto, right near the temple complex. These are little tiny mochi on a stick, grilled over a fire right outside and coated with a sweet syrup. Yum.