Everything was happening so fast that there was no time to think beyond the present moment, and everything was new.
It was, perhaps, the beginning of a cultural affair.
It is a story told ad nauseam.
Just outside of Kyoto, Uji is known for Uji matcha, The Tale of Genji, and The Tale of the Heike.
Wandering past the lazy riverbanks, I suddenly came upon Nonomiya-jinja, or “Shrine in the Country.”