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... that was nothing! Nevertheless, after only 22 steps we took a detour off route to tick off an item on Nat's Japan bucket list – an original Kabuki theatre.
Kanamaru-za was built in the 1860s and is one of Japan's few remaining original permanent theatres. The area was famous for putting on Kabuki shows before then, but they built a temporary theatre 3 times a year to house them. The events became so popular that in the Edo period ...
... found it strange to see a foreigner, with boots around the neck, walking barefoot. I just hoped that it was not offensive. On one particularly steep set of stairs, an old man was climbing the mountain. He was doing very well. Upon seeing my feet (the first he saw of me), he made a classic exclamation, owwooaah, ooowwooooaahh. His surprise was a pleasure, the excitement (i think) in his voice.
Making my way down the mountain I ...
... the pasta main but some of them were a bit too Japanese to be Italian - soy sauce and/or salmon roe in the mix somewhere. Overall, it was a very nice meal.
We went back to the hotel at about 7.30pm for more laundry and downloaded more photos from today, as well as to write this blog.
We leave for Kyoto tomorrow morning at 8.45am. Bags in the foyer at 8.20am so that the taxis can take them to the station for us. No point wrecking the wheels on my bag.
... train. It is a double decker train and pretty much glass all around. The front four seats on the lower ground are just behind the driver's compartment, which is all glass as well. That way, you can observe what the driver is doing.
In this case, for the first half of the journey, the driver was under instruction. He has to point literally to the timetable on a clipboard, to signs and signals in and out of the train. He has a ...
... ferry ride there & back and it lovely sitting up at the front watching smaller islands go by as we headed towards Shodoshima, naturally we had to have some olive ice cream while waiting for the return ferry.
Next day was a short local train ride around the bay to Iyo Saigo to see the Shikoku Railway Museum, very new only opened this year it commemorating the ...
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