Business Hotel Gates Inn
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
TripAdvisor Reviews D & D Motel Canandaigua
Travel Blogs from Matsudo
So, with three treks through Southeast Asia under our belts I suppose it is time to write a dissertation about toilets. I was totally prepared to leave this topic alone until we experienced a Japanese public bathroom, which I'll get to in just a minute. But first, let's start at the beginning....
The predominate Southeast Asia toilet type is the ubiquitous squat pot, which can vary from nothing more than a hole in the floor to ...
... picked up and delivered our Ramen to us. Here there is not time to talk, you order, sit eat and leave. The noodles were so delicious, you got a bowl of cold Ramen noddles then dipped them in the broth like soup that had fish flakes, shredded pork, strip of pork, Japanese boil egg, chalets, and a slice of omelet. The night before we had had Ramen, but this didn't even compare. I can't even tell you how delicious this was, each bite had new flavours that all seemed to fit ...
... ice with a dash of flavouring and small lumps of frozen strawberries. Honestly, it was more ice than anything else. Since it was stinking hot and I was already sunburnt, that was the best thing ever.
We had a quick look in the Sumo Museum. There wasn't much there just photos of previous winners and their trophies dating back to more than a hundred years. Some did not have any photos as they were too long ago. They were obviously revered to ...
... but it was also challenging as far as travel destinations go. Our main challenge was getting around. Japan is well-served by an efficient transportation system that is necessarily complex, and to us rural folk accustomed to getting in our car whenever we want to go somewhere, totally confusing. I have to give Chris all the credit for the fact that we made it to as many attractions and destinations as we did. My spatial skills were not at all up to ...
... for this city of 14 million people; one could eat off the sidewalks and streets. Public toilets were available everywhere and I didn't encounter one that had not recently been thoroughly cleaned. They were free AND had toilet paper. Surprisingly, I encountered quite a few high tech toilets amongst the squat toilets in public bathrooms. I had read that the Japanese take bathroom comfort very seriously, which was quite evident.
We lucked out ...
Other places to stay in Matsudo
888 Kamihongo, Matsudo | 3 star hotelfrom $68
2-120 Shin-Matsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $65
63 Nemoto, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $77
2-122 Shinmatsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $57
1285 Matsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $52