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... cleaning the body, it is for cleaning the mind.
What I notice is the blackness of the water, or the baths, I haven't figured this out yet. Well to be fair, I had read about it before so I kinda knew but I did not expect it to be this black. The boy to guided me told me that the water is considered onyx and, to me, onyx also has something orange or red to it, other than black, and this was true.
I stepped into the water of one of the pools, got my foot in ...
... I immediately noticed a town that was trying very hard to be 'fun'. The stain station is covered in Manga characters of some sort and, when walking to my apartment I also found them along the road leading downtown. This smells suspicious… Not as suspicious as the apartment though.
The apartment has several things going for it. It is big enough to house a soccer team, easily. It is located very close to the town centre and, I had it all to ...
... that have been restored. We visit one of them. There are lots of small rooms each serving a particular function such as tea making, music room and parlours in which the geishas would entertain the visiting clientele.
We pop on the loop bus again and head back to the ryokan. Tonight we have a bottle of champagne with dinner and a half bottle of red. Tonight’s menu has a similar format to lasts night’s though there seems to be a ...
This morning we have opted for the western breakfast, just for a change! Again there are lots of little plates and bowls with fruit and yoghurt and our own burners on which we fry three little sausages, bacon and in my case an egg. After breakfast we have a couple of hours before our train to Kanazawa so we wonder back through the town, we visit a couple of local markets and do it a bit of shopping.
Two trains and ...
Ok my titles are becoming progressively worse!
Anyway sup my fellow gaijin! Today was my first day of no travel for a little while so i decided to take it fairly easy, just take in a few of the local sites and buy some overpriced but still very nice local porcelain :)
Firstly i strolled down the samurai district of Kanazawa. This area is literally a stones throw away from the hotel and Pretentiousness Boulevard but fells a world away tbh. All the ...
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