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Journey to Koya-san in the snow

On this hot and sunny summer day in Kyoto, it is easy to think back about a couple of days spent walking and photographing last January, in a snow covered village of temples on Koyasan (Mt. Koya). The village was founded in the early 800’s and is home to about 100 temples. Surrounded by six mountains, the quiet town is dedicated to chanting and prayer. I stayed at one of the many temple lodges and ate meticulously prepared and...

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