Tanegashima Araki Hotel
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... determined to reach my booked hostel. The fitted lights on my bike were good enough, to see the roads up and down the mountains.
Once upon a time, I run a marathon in three to three and a half hours, I run one hundred kilometres in ten hours, which I thought was my limit!
Not anymore, 15 hours it took, until I finally checked into my hostel, the masochistic feeling gave very soon place to a very satisfying one, which makes ...
... take me quite a bit longer as I will still need to reserve tickets and wait for the trains. As I indubitably have mentioned before I thoroughly enjoy traveling with the Shinkansen so most of today’s journey will be enjoyable.
Or so I thought…
DUN DUN DUN
It really wasn’t that bad, honestly. Here’s what happened.
The journey towards Kagoshimachuo was uneventful for the most part. I wrote a lot and watched some films. ...
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
... canals by the side of the small streets, filled with the largest and fattest koi that I have ever seen. They must be fed very well. The buildings were old samurai buildings, reminding me slightly of the ones at Takayama, but at a much smaller scale.
We tried to find a place for lunch but gave up in the end. We were back at the train station by 3pm and I happened to mention to Joan that we hadn't had lunch. She told us that ...
... places appeared to be closed when we walked past but opened just as we were walking back to catch the return train. We did have a lovely torfu cheese cake I don't think it much cheese in it but it was very tasty. We saw an interesting roadside stall cooking chestnuts, first they cut into the outer shell then pressure cooked them for some minutes and then sold them hot.
A long day as we got back to the ...