On the advice of my amazing host Katy in Kobe, we headed to kamakurra for a fun beach day. unfortunately for us there were no waves for surfing and we got caught in a dreaded down pouring of torrential rains. One of the reasons I wanted to go to this town was to see their famous giant buddha. So after waiting the rain out for a bit and seeing that it was not going anywhere I ventured out to see it. This involved walking about 1.5 - 2 miles in heavy heavy rains. That part sort of sucked, but it was definitely worth going. The Buddha is very inspiring to see. The detail and work that went into it are of magnitudes I can't imagine.
so, in order to get there, I got soaked. but that's part of travel sometimes, you get wet and you deal. Honestly, I didn't really care too much. after a certain amount of wetness you sort of stop noticing it. though others looking at you definitely notice :)