Rachel Bowler Japan PhotosA spontaneous last minute ‘10 day’ trip, turned a month of non-stop adventure, with great company - Japan was epic!

JP had me feeling all of the good vibes, there’s an underlying, unexpected peacefulness about the country, even in the cities, the quietness remains. I think that’s down to how gracious the people are. It’s such a technically advanced country, yet still so abundant in history and heritage. Everywhere you look is beautiful.

We covered 3000km, experienced multiple regions, ate copious amounts of Ramen (and zero vegetables), chased countless sunrises, had 10 homes, saw SO many breathtaking places, laughed constantly and soaked up an amazing amount of new culture.

I feel no amount of words I try to write, or the images I share can fully encompass the way Japan moves the soul.

It’s not sayonara, Japan, it’s see you again soon!

Japanese Macaque Snow Monkey by Rachel BowlerRachel Bowler at Fushimi Inari-taisha by Eyes of a NomadJapan diary photos Rachel BowlerJapanese Pagoda with Rachel Bowler by Wild BondeNagano Forest Japan Rachel Bowler by Wild BondeKyoto Japan photo diary by Rachel Bowler

Bamboo Forest Kyoto Japan Rachel Bowler and Always RoamingKyoto streets Japan Rachel Bowler by Wild Bonde

Kyoto stole a chunk of my heart for so many reasons; it’s a city that doesn’t feel remotely like a city, just a hub of charged energy and unique scenes. It’s so historically rich and surrounded beautiful destinations to escape the mild chaos. With it’s markets, delicious sreet food and geisha scenes, Kyoto gives the perfect taste of Japanese culture - I think it’s the ultimate stop if you want to experience a mini Japan.Japan photo diary by Rachel BowlerTokyo Japan photo diary by Rachel BowlerTokyo Japan photo diary by Rachel BowlerTokyo Japan photos by Rachel BowlerImages in post captured by myself, any featuring me captured by Wild Bonde or Eyes of a Nomad.

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