- Friday, March 15, 2019, Day 2
- Awa City
- Weather: 45-55 degrees and blue skies with white clouds
- 22 Miles / 19 Total Miles
During a temple visit, two ladies approached offered streaming hot tea from a vending machine. The power of random acts of kindness is common along Shikoku’s pilgrimage. Gifts are given with the same joy as received.
FYI: Roadside Japanese vending machine are revolutionary serving bottled drinks from hot tea and coffee to chilled beer and wine. As prevalent as telephone booths were in the 50’s and 60’s, vending machine are the rage.
- Temple #6
- Temple Origami
- Kobo Daishi who established Shikoku’s 88 Buddhist Temples 1,200 years ago