The hilly village of Ohara, in the northern precincts of Kyoto, is idyllic. It's one of the places that I must return to each time I come to Kyoto. Its simple country farmhouses make a ring around a central area of fertile farmland growing rice and vegetables. At one time, this rural farm area grew most … Continue reading Heart Warming and Belly Filling
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