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... boys went together and then us girls but it wasn't what we'd had in mind. We all decided we'd go in our couples and Ben alone, but it would only give us 10-15 minutes each. Ben, Dave and I were left with the Japanese film crew and had to answer some very badily worded basic questions. Who knows, we might now be celebrities in Japan!! Then it was our turn for the onsen. We have never undressed so quickly! The onsen was really nice. It was like a giant indoor rockpool. ...
... It is quite small so you can walk around it easily. It has lots of hills in the middle so you can go down all kinds of trails. We set off along the coast and climbed up a trail. We got some beautiful views and saw lots of rabbits. We started heading downwards and found ourselves in a big field and right near the only place to stay and also eat on the island. At this point a bit of disaster struck. Dave lost his footing and landed on his ankle badly. ...
... the block and it appears to be a Yakitori place. We are seated immediately next to three young men in their late 20's or early 30's. They appear to be having a good time and I smile as we sit down saying "Hi." This means "Yes" in Japanese not "Hello" so they immediately assume we aren't from around here...ahem...ahem...or at least that I'm not...from what I'm saying you see...not because I'm a relative giant here with blond hair...;-)
... we should get going." Doh! I hadn't realized that either. With that, Erika starts packing up and within a few minutes we are loaded up and ready to leave. We of course stop by the concierge in the lobby to get some details as to how to get to our next destination - Onomichi. Despite our late exit they were very nice and they provided all the info we needed to get to our next destination.
A few slow trains, ...
... transpired to be the only hotel) which turned out to be ours. We were handed 2 laminated sheets which detailed the bathing process. Turns out the hotel is a sort of natural spa retreat, with various outdoor pools and sauna rooms, which you're supposed to approach in a certain order - before heading to the separate giant communal bath inside (men and women separately), where you bathe in the warm water overlooking the bay - completely naked. With ...
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