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... green tea) we have left for Himeji.
Tonight we are indulging ourselves in a hot baths and are resting, preparing for tomorrow.
Himeji castle and gardens-where the Last Samurai was filmed, than Tomonoura fishing village and Okayama; sleep over in Onomichi.
See U tomorrow.
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... into doing mine on the train and can even now braid my pigtails without a mirror)
(9) The shyness of Japanese regarding talking in English (even I am talking **** sounding japanese without the usual bright red face of personal embrarrasment)
(10) The friendliness of the old and young
(11) That most signs are in English which helps a lot at bus and train stations
(12) The efficiency (have never had a late bus of train ...
... last. I could be a travel writer; but, then, I've tried that without great success. Still, I admit to not giving it 100%. Maybe that's an option. I could win the lottery; that's a lot easier.
Otokoyama got another visit. I stared out over the vast plain around Himeji, looking at the endless rooftops, searching for a clump of trees that indicates a temple or shrine that perhaps I haven't visited. But I've been to most of the obvious places and ...
... one basement inside. The two main pillars in the tower whose diameters are nearly one meter, make this a tough stronghold indeed.
Shaun Kerridge: Norimura Akamatsu, the ruler of the Harima District in Himeji, built a fort in 1333, and later, his son, along with others, maintained a fort in this area until eventually Terumasa Ikeda, son-in-law of the ShogunI eyas Tokogawa, moved into the castle to rule.
His annual salary, ...
... of the year the castle is closed! (29th and 30th December, not 31st Dec and 1st Jan, strangely).
Determined to see the castle, we decided to go back the next day, and to see other sights in Osaka. But place after place was closed for the New Year period - the museum of living, the street that sells plastic food... even the restaurant we wanted to go to that night was closed (an awesome teppenyaki place ...