Kyde spent a few days in Kyoto with some friends. Before they all showed up she spent a day exploring on her own in a way not common for her: Just go and sort it all without a plan!

Landed in Kyoto after an overnight bus ride!

A delicious breakfast in a picture-perfect little mom-and-pop shop.

Making friends with a dude who has a great beard.

Is it a temple or a shrine?

Turtles at Toji.

This is called a 麺リフト (noodle lift) and is required photography for ramen experts.

That cool little train had cool little chairs.

Sakura spotting from the scenic train

Tanukis en masse!

It's not a Kyde adventure unless you find yourself in a random rice paddy