Travel Blogs from Tsuruoka
... WE LOVED: - Millie thinking she was ordering mochi but being presented with 3 balls of "devil's tongue" (see Day 17!) and a smear of mustard. Disgusting!! After forcing one down and almost throwing it up again, she sneakily hid them in a tissue until she could find a bin! - the BEAUTIFUL surroundings, incredibly peaceful and spiritual, the route even goes past a waterfall - meeting a mountain goat and a snake on the same ...
WE DID: - took a bus and 3 trains to get from Zao Onsen to Tsuruoka - pottered around Tsuruoka Koen (park) - stumbled across a French/Italian/Spanish bar/restaurant by our hotel and enjoyed some carafes of wine with tapas WE LOVED: - having a very chilled evening ready for our hike ...
... I could barely tell it was there. But the texture was different and kinda squishy. I didn't know how to order, so Daunte had to do it for me.
The gift shop was so cute. When liana and I saw something, we would shout Kawaii and everyone would stare at us.
She and I bought a ton of stuff and I'm not even gonna tell you the finally cost. I got a ton of cool things like a dried of sea horse. It's pretty amazing.
We then went to a mountain ...
... s pretty sure Jack has one!! During our scavenger hunt, me Lainie and Jack (team jack ) looked through stores and got the shop owners to stamp their name to prove we'd been there. We walked pretty far and after a while, we got hungry. So, we stopped at a convenience store and bought inari sushi and C.C lemon. We then continued on the scavenger hunt. After about an hour, we met up with JoAnne, Matt and Shaun and went to another ...
... like there wasn't anything in there....
After, I went back upstairs and finished The Cellar. It was amazing! The ending was such a cliff hanger I have to wait until I get internet to get the next one! I then cleaned my room. It looked like a tornado swept through it. That's not normally how I am. I don't even know what happened. I then went downstairs and was given jello but in the form of milk. It was good, but different at the same time.
Other places to stay in Tsuruoka
Atsumi Onsen, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $271
Atsumi Onsen, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $161
2-10 Nishiki-machi, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $49
6-8 Sannomachi, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $43
5-20 Suehiromachi, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $69
1-17 Suehiromachi, Tsuruoka | 3 star hotelfrom $53
12-26 Otsukamachi, Tsuruoka | 3 star hotelfrom $77
2-1 Suehiromachi, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $43