Monday, September 29, 2014

Kyoto Trip: Sagano Scenic Railway

Another fun activity for young kids in Kyoto is the Sagano Scenic Railway.  This old fashioned train is open--no roof or windows, which adds the excitement, as well as being optimal for viewing the beautiful scenery.

The train travels up, and through (lots of tunnels!), the mountainside, and alongside a big river.  It was also nice and cool feeling the fresh air, and the mountain was absolutely gorgeous.

We finally reached Sagano, a little country town nestled in the mountains.  And to greet us at the train station was a funny little family of "raccoon dogs"!

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