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Ito is a laid back city with lots of onsens. I stayed at the K's House hostel. It's 2900¥ but very nice place to stay and it has a onsen which one can explore. The hostel used to be a hotel and it dates back to 100 years ago. Very old wooden structure. Quite an experience for couple of nights. To get here it took me most of the day. It was two train rides and 5 hours of travel. Relaxed in the bath and have a good night ...
Distance: 75.9 km
Elevation gain: 1,467 metres
You have to like climbing if you cycle in Japan. However, being in the mountains even along a paved road with little traffic has its attractions. There are the spectacular views, the quiet stillness when there is no traffic and the sense of the power and beauty of nature from being in the mountains. I can understand ...
Distance: 77.6 km
Elevation: 1,552 metres
Just when I thought I had left the mountains behind me for some easier cycling around the Izu Hanto, I was pulled back in by the lull of a coastal route which eventually led to an inland route with a significant climb. In fact, the day's elevation gain rivaled the climbs of the big mountains of the previous week. However, the ...
... clothes, no computer, no street clothes and, hence, no need to bring along the saddle bag. The onsen will provide a yukata which I can wear inside the hotel to and from the dining room and the bathing area.
The routes will be hilly here and, although nowhere near the elevation of Shirane or Norikura, there is still lots of elevation gain to be had.
I will post again when I return to Mishima in a couple of days
Japan has been a culinary expedition as we've worked our way through the staple food groups: soba, udon, ramen, sushi, miso, teppanyaki, bento box, etc. Usually with some mysterious item such as weird ginger, tiny purple dumplings, odd vegetables. So I was munching through my vegetables (with pork of course) when I came across a strange clear-ish item with black specks which had the remarkable consistency of jelly. It ...
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