Family Lodge Hatagoya Maebashi Minamiten
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... rests and I take in the Grandberry outlet scene -- a now fabulous Sunday destination for Japanese families has put Minami Machida on the map (and express route!).
An Ukai Tei teppanyaki feast is next. We are treated to an amazing meal that exhausted and jetlagged Lily mostly sleeps through (miso soup and rice notwithstanding). The grounds of Ukai Tei offer jaw-droppingly impressive scenes both inside and out and are a truly memorable last evening in Japan.
Having missed out on an organised tour to the Ashikaga Flower Park , it is a self guided option for us today..
Should be easy enough!
Catch the train from Hamamatsucho north to Omiya station a journey of approx. 40 minutes, then transfer to another line to get to Oyama.. another 30 minutes .. and finally a small local train through to Tomita station.. an approx. 30 minutes further.
Time to sit ...
Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
... sweets... and grasshoper.
I finally saw how looks the konyaku root, used to make the famous konyaku batake.
So, after the shop, the night arrived, and illuminations started. We had to follow the way with many yellow lights, we arrived at a kind of light village, with some Xmas decorations.
After to have walked and took pictures all around, we leave that place, and drive to Sakurayama, hoping to get a bit ...
... karinto manju". This is a speciality I discovered last winter in Kyoto with Yoshimi and Chie. My bad, I bought frozen one, so had to wait before eating one. Around is crunchy and bit hard (made with brown sugar), and inside it's soft (made with red bean paste). Better to be eaten warm, but not this time unfortunately.
In the shop, while I was paying, there was an old woman appearing, she was surprised to see a gaijin in her shop and ...