Travel Blogs from Matsusaka
... to the Jetstar flight. Little did I know, Qatar Airways was a premium airline and they delivered. Maybe they just hit a soft spot by giving up a great brand of lollies before take off along with socks, blanket, a pillow, small toothbrush, eye-mask, refreshing towels and free in-flight entertainment. It seemed you couldn't pick when the movies started but they just continuously looped on the channel. So after watching Cars 2 I put on Cloudy with ...
... soup with one of the teachers from Caitlin's school at a little hut tucked away in the middle of nowhere. An older gentleman brought our food into the one room hut and cooked live fish in front of us. An experience to say the least, but all so delicious and fresh. Plus plenty of warm sake to help it all go down :)
Goal: Check out the surroundings without getting lost
Status: Only managed to take the wrong street ...
... and Nabana no Sato. My mom is getting weaker these days and I was worried that she might not be able to walk up from the car park to the main house of worship, but she managed to complete the pilgrimage. Because we don't know whether we can do this again together in the future, we were very happy with the successful pilgrimage. Then we explored in Oharai-machi and Okage-yokocho. We tasted Akafuku rice cake, Matsusaka beef skewer, and sweet ...
... a short train ride from Toba). The
town looked like it was used to cater for tourists but everything was empty at
this time of year. We visited the Okitama shrine from which there is a good
view on Meoto Iwa, the “wedded rocks”. The rocks represent husband and wife and are linked by a rope (shimenawa rope). At certain time of years, Mount Fuji can
even be seen between the rocks. This was not the case for us as it ...
... opportunity but six weeks with my family, that's a sure thing. Yeah, I could have gone home right then and not regretted it. The surest way to guarantee that you miss out on the best experiences that life has to offer is to spend all of your time chasing opportunities for bigger and better experiences. Well, obviously I'm still here. I have work to do. And besides, who would man the exit row if I went home?
Next stop, Manila.
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Other places to stay in Matsusaka
28-2 Kyou-machi 1-ku, Matsusaka | Hotelfrom $61
516-1 Kyomachi, Matsusaka | 3 star hotelfrom $47
35-2 Kyou-machi 1-ku, Matsusaka | 3 star hotelfrom $96
729-1 Hinomachi, Matsusaka | Hotelfrom $50
2296-1 Mori Iitakacho, Matsusaka | Hotelfrom $147
238-2 Miyamachi, Matsusaka | Hotelfrom $62