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... face masks, yet they don't have any soap or hand driers in public toilets. Also anyone who isn't feeling 100% will wear a mask, due to the extreme work ethic. I don't have a problem with this at all, I actually thinks it's a pretty good idea, but I don't think I'd like wearing one. While we're still on toilets, Becky wanted me to mention toilet slippers- she thinks they're ridiculous. Dogs in pushchairs are not as rare as you'd think. Also ...
... truffles, perfect! Then an elderly Japanese lady who turned out to be the mother of the owner popped round to show us how everything worked. She also took a photo of us and sent it to her son. That evening for tea we headed out to explore Shingu and found 2 restaurants. Picking one by a process of elimination (it had tables that seated 4, the other only 2). It was here that again we became a little stuck and without any other customers ...
... and entertain ourselves with shrines for a while longer. We visited the largest waterfall in Japan but it pales in caparisoned to Costa Rica's so we jumped on an early bus home. After checking out of our hostel we boarded the train for our next destination. However the train randomly stopped in the middle of no where with no explanation. We just jumped on the next one but our tickets were then wrong. The nice train inspector didn't give us a fine or anything he ...
... Japanese snack. We then took a bus back to our ryokan, all feeling a bit damp and cold from the rain, and relaxed the rest of the afternoon in our in-room onsen. We had a kaiseki dinner together in our utakas. Our server was a cute little lady with a sparky personality. She spoke no English and didn't seem to notice we didn't speak Japanese! She continued on talking to us with blank looks on our faces. Except for John, who she seemed to love and ...
... people are lovely and can speak a little bit of English so we have hit it off quite well. That's just a small portion of the last few days, but I am really enjoying myself, even though I'm a little bit tired now. Fun Fact: you have to eat all of the rice in your bowl. Rice takes 7 months to grow so each piece of rice has 7 souls. So you cannot leave the 7 souls in your bowl. Peace out! ...
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