Kanpo no Yado Sakaide
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... place has French bakeries galore and they love beer! Has to be in the genes.
Everything is beautifully presented in the stores with even the simplest of purchases usually beautifully packaged.
The gardens redeemed Okayama, but it does not impress otherwise. So it is not somewhere you would visit unless you love gardens. We both thoroughly enjoyed it and just wish we had the space and the youth to have a large beautiful garden.
... a town/city is not unusual. In the mountains the electricity towers are in the most rugged terrain and some are even right on top of the mountains. The sort of thing we would be horrified to see happen at home.
We got into Okayama at about 1:30 and found our hotel easy enough as it is directly opposite the train station. Our room is on the 16th floor with a great view of the Shinkasen trains coming and going. ...
... with three
children ages 8, 4 and 1 ½. Needless to say she has a pretty busy life. Well we
have been in touch with her since arriving in Japan and she happens to live just
outside of Takamatsu in a small seaside town. She arranged to meet us at the
train station with her children and invited us to stay with her family. It was
great to see her after 18 years. Turns out she had been teaching English to
... we were safely ensconced in our room at Benesse House on Naoshima. It is a beautiful spot and our room looks out over the Seto Sea. For dinner we ordered the bento boxes (containing traditional Japanese food). It is very quiet here, the beds look very comfortable, and our room is just wonderful. A good nights sleep is on the cards before exploring some of the art museums tomorrow.
... top floor and watch more guns being fired below. Still confused about what was happening, we headed down through the castle to look at the displays. These were mostly outfit or costume related. We figured they weren't real, or we wouldn't be able to take photos of them.
We crossed the river and headed to Korakuen garden; known as one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. It was extremely pretty. With autumnal colours coming out, we ...