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... President Fillmore's demands. In the main hall of the Ryosenji Temple in Shimoda on May 25 1854 Perry signed the Shimoda Treaty appending the U.S. Japan Treaty of Peace and Amity (Kanagawa Treaty) which was signed in Kanagawa earlier on March 31 1854. Russia signed their Treaty of Shimoda with Japan in 1855, explaining the memorial in Japanese and Russian. In the bay is a beautiful densely treed little island with a small red tori. There is ...
... was very foggy and windy when we took the ride and visibility was almost zero. However, we enjoyed a smooth, pleasant ride for about 45 min. -Visited a woodworking shop in Hakone. The local artisan explained his craft. It was very fascinating. There were beautiful intricate patterns made from dozens of varieties of trees. There were some very cleverly designed puzzle boxes. We bought a puzzle toy for Ian. -Lunch - western style buffet at Hakone Hotel. Nice variety ...
... talk to people when I'm in a Dutch train, yet even with my limited comprehension of the Japanese language it seems completely natural to do it here.
I stayed in a lovely authentic ryokan (first time!) in Ito. This village at the sea, about 120km south of Tokyo, is very lively in summer, yet not very interesting in early spring. I walked a bit around town, grabbed a bite and quickly returned to the ryokan. It has it's ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.
... back here again. On the other side we didn't go up the cable car because I'm not great on heights so after a picnic sitting at the other end of the lake we got the boat back again. However I was really pleased with our decision that we'd seen enough of Tokyo in a single day and we should come out and try and see Mount Fuji. We'd been on a Shinkansen, a local bus for an hour past picturesque scenery and had a boat cruise on a lake and seen Mt Fuji apparently floating above ...