Castle Hotel Takamatsu
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... people in his area should have access to European art and funded all the acquisitions which are stored in a building that would be at home in Paris or Rome. It was quite enjoyable and relaxing with a beautifully designed modern annex to the main gallery.
Dinner was sushi and these beautiful rice balls full of vegetables, a French Pinot Noir and divine creme caramel. I just do not understand how the majority of Japanese are thin, they love ...
Awake at 1 am to watch the Rugby World Cup final. It is on Japanese TV. Don't understand a word they are saying, but good to have visual combined with The Australian newspaper online realtime blog. Took a sleeping pill and went to bed at half time as clear the All Blacks were the better side and early train to catch. Would have loved the Wallabies to win the trophy but not to be. Final score 34-17.
Cool 2 degrees ...
... br> today. It was fun to spend the time with Maiko and her family. They were so
gracious. Miku their oldest daughter (8 years old) did her very best to try to
communicate in English – I think if she were to spend a month in Canada she
would be speaking English in no time! Kokota (4) would talk away in Japanese
not quite understanding why we wouldn’t answer back! They both fell fast asleep
in the car ride back 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.
... and a half bottles of wine. Whoops.
On Sunday 11th, we were hung-oh-ver, but needed to check out and see some of the sights in Okayama. We managed breakfast and packing well, left our bags with the hotel, and headed to Okayama castle and the Korakuen gardens. About a kilometre along the road, we happened upon some kind of food convention, ignored it, and went to the castle grounds where there was another kind of food convention. We ...