Friday, April 11, 2014

J is for Japan's Saihō-ji Temple, Kyoto

JP-426642, Sender: blue-dream
Sent: 21 Jul 2013 from Tokushima, Japan
Received: 30 Jul 2013, Traveled 2,557 km in 9 days

Blue-dream filled me in about the details of the place, with her writing at the back of the card:

The picture is Saiho-ji temple, which is famous for its moss garden. So another name is The Moss Temple.  It is registered as a UWHS (in 1994), as part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. 

Furthermore, she wrote:

By the way, you look like Japanese actress Akiko Hinagata. Please check her on the internet!

I did check on her but there isn't much resemblance. But thanks to Blue-dream, she gave me the confidence I got the looks for TV!! Haha, I can dream. After all, it's a dreamy day today -- Friday and I'm dreaming it's already Saturday :p

Aside from the A-Z April Challenge, I am also sharing this postcard for the Postcard Friendship Friday linky of my dear blogger friend Beth. Check out her page for more beautiful postcards! :)



  1. Maria,

    You have such an interesting blog! I have really enjoyed looking at your postcards. You must have lots of friends in many different places around the world. I wonder if you have done a lot of travelling yourself. I see (in your side bar) you have a label for Australia (where I live). I will have to take a look!

    Thank you so much for visiting my blog!

  2. Hello, sweet girl! One can always dream--and sometimes they even come true. ((hugs)) I love this postcard--it is beautiful. I'm a big fan of moss. Living in Oregon one must become a fan of such things--moss drapes just about everything in the woods. (grin) Have a lovely weekend, my dear.

    Happy Postcard Friendship Friday!

  3. This is an interesting post and blog. I've never heard of the Moss Temple, but it looks so quaint. Have a good day. AtoZer

  4. It's always fun to be told you look like someone famous. It gives a big confidence boost.

  5. That is a lovely site for a temple. Thanks for sharing the details.

  6. It's not just the temple that is interesting; I also like trees with twisted limbs.


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