The Nikko hotel stood at the foot of this hill; and the time of the year was May.
And then the Japanese proverb says, "Who has not seen Nikko cannot say beautiful."
From Nikko we returned to Yokohama and thence by steamer to Kobe.
We left Nikko this morning; a hot, moist, quiet, lovely morning.
The Japanese proverb in substance runs: "Do not use the word 'magnificent' until you have seen Nikko."
"We will come to Nikko itself another day," the colonel said.
Nikko homes are similar to those seen in other sections of Japan—small, one-story frame buildings, with paper-square doors.
As for the blood, they wiped it up and said no more about it; and that is the story of Nikko Bridge.
As, for instance, when Shodo Shonin in his wanderings came here and "opened up" the mountains of Nikko.
The cryptomerias of the Nikko road were as children to the giants that overshadowed us here.