Dormy Inn Premium Otaru
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Very nice hotel with friendly decorated rooms, including as well an onsen area and they offer a late evening free ramen dinner
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Today we have not been lucky and all trains have been booked out - no reservations could be made
So we decided to take the local train to Otaru which was like a bus with trailer cart. Good contact to people, one young person who travels local trains (cheaper pass) used the opportunity to practise his English.
We passed through …
... a straight 100 metre walk from the station. The distillery's tours are only in Japanese so we took the self guided option and watched the English language videos about the distilling process at the various stops around the distillery's grounds. At various points about the grounds there were tripods so we took advantage of these and took rare photos of the two of us. The tour ends with free samples. I limited myself to one of each, but I wonder ...
... see him. Once we got back home Chris suggested I opened the fridge and there sat a beautiful cantaloupe. I know you might not think this is exciting but cantaloupes are a really big deal here. They are given as "summer presents" and because they are valued for their perfection in shape, color, etc. they can cost a lot more than what we're used to paying. He got a good deal though and this one was only about $16.
A few days before I had found what ...
... contraption in the middle of their table. It is a gas powered hot plate kind of thing that looks like a Mongolian hat. It has several notches in it that catch the grease or whatever. I ordered an assorted seafood plate and a large beer and set to work cooking.
Also, you are provided with a large paper apron you place over you, to catch any drippings and keep the cooking smell away (at least that is what I gathered - what I think the jacket in the bag is for, too). It ...
... warehouse turned German Style bierhaus.
Someone in the company must have spent time in Europe, the entire place is kitted out with authentic beer production equipment and German style food.