In Kyoto, it seemed I wasn’t too far from some bit of nature.
The buildings and houses were lower, for reasons I am still researching, which is, according to my boyfriend’s father (an acupuncturist), better for you. His logic behind this is that we’re supposed to be closer to the earth in order for our bodies to absorb certain minerals.
And can we just talk about Kyoto’s handful of green spaces for a minute? Actually, I’ll show you.