Wandering with the Deer in Nara
While staying in Kyoto we took a local train to Nara to visit a temple with one of the world’s largest Buddha statues. The Eastern Great Temple or Tōdai-ji is located in a complex a short walk from the train station. The temple grounds also have freely roaming deer. The deer were very comfortable around humans and there were plenty of places where you could buy deer food – I don’t imagine any of the deer around here ever go hungry.
This picture was taken just before we entered the park at a bakery at the train station. It puts train station food and drunk in the UK to shame. I had an apricot bun from here that I can only describe as heavenly.