Ark Hotel Hiroshima Minami
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Having enjoyed fabulous Teppenyaki of scallops and salmon cooked three ways, we find we are acclimatising to the food.
Although we have found Japan crowded, and at times quite taxing to get around; we are overwhelmed by the peoples eagerness to help and their friendly open nature - something that all the guidebooks seem to miss.
The alarm goes off at 6.30am and we slowly rise, check out and head for the train station to catch the Shinkansen for the three hour journey ...
... as bad as I thought it would be. The most intense part of the museum were the stories about the children and the models of them. The bodies were melting from the heat, their skin was peeling off and they were burning.
There were audio sets so you could listen to a voice that would tell you about the diaramas. It got too intense so we took them off. ...
... lunch. All along the way they were cooking oysters on the side of the street which were proving very popular do I decided to try some. They tasted a lot like mussels, just a large version of them, and they turned out to be really nice. I have never had raw oysters like those served in Britain so can't compare but they were not slimey as people often say they are. Then for our main meal Sami took us to an Okonomiyaki bar, which turned out to be very popular with a ...
... in three different distinct colours horizontally approaching the waterfall. As I waited for the rope pulled boat to return I soaked up the tranquillity and majesty of the quiet little enclave that I had been dropped off in. It was a nice little break from a day of almost nonstop hiking. I found a comfortable rock to wait on until the boat returned with more passengers. The couple I came with decided to stay a little bit longer as the boat operator took ...
... be cute, but have been known to bite for food. One stalked Rach as she had a rustling carrier bag forcing her to retreat back down some steps. If the weather had been better we would have hiked to the top of Mount Misen to see a stunning viewpoint, but the clouds had other ideas. It didn't take us long to retreat from the island back to our warm and dry hostel.
I was very excited about having a fully equipped kitchen, however a lack of supermarket meant we were down to eggs ...