Sleep finally catches up with me and I end up napping much longer than I hoped, getting off on the day later than expected. Stop off for a quick breakfast and you can't really complain about this for 480 yen (~$4.80):
Much of this is housed within Nara Park; a sprawling landscape of trees, temples, gardens and Sika Deer you can feed by hand:
Mostly harmless, you'll find them relaxing throughout the park:
Set a short walk north of the station, Horyuji Temple is a sprawling complex of buildings with the primary structure consisting of a central main hall and a five story pagoda:
With the day coming to a close, it's time to head back to Kyoto for dinner: a set meal of duck + udon noodles, rice, and sides:
Tomorrow's forcast: overcast, light drizzles, chance of castle siege and sizzle...