Spring recreation 2022 @ Arashiyama

This year’s Spring Rec was held at Arashiyama on May 8th. We gathered at JR Saga-Arashiyama Station and went around in this order: Togetsu Bridge, Arashiyama Monkey Park, and Bamboo Forest Path.

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We headed to Togetsu Bridge. Fortunately, the weather was very good. Although it was the last day of Golden Week, there were many tourists.

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We took a group photo besides Togestsu Bridge.

We went through Togetsu Bridge and headed to Arashiyama Monkey Park. We took a break before climbing.

It was a little tough for us to climb the moutain to the summit for about 20 minutes since we don’t usulally exercise.

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There were many monkies at the top of the mountain and it was just feeding time.

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In side the shed, we could get close to monkeys.

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After enjoying Arashiyama Monkey Park, we headed to Bamboo Forest Path. We felt comfortable for the sound of bamboos blowing in the wind.

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We broke up in front of Arashiyama Station on Landen Line. The author’s total number of steps that day was 18000. It was a liitle tough Spring Rec since we walked around half a day, but it was a very productive day. We could get along with new members while we interacted with animals and nature. I’m looking forward to this year’s Autumn Rec.