Hotel Granvia Okayama
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... never listened to Bob Marley- Iron Lion Zion but I made sure he has now! ). The work was easy, involved a lot of painting and riding back and forth on the boat, even got to drive it a few times. Really got into my reading having got the kindle delivered, finished Feral a book about the possibilities about rewilding large stretches of the British countryside, a concept I found fascinating. I also read Dorian Gray and Alice in Wonderland, because what can make classic books better ...
... to remember Japanese poems. (100 between 8 of them) the best bit by far was during the interval all the students came round and gave massages to the audience, it was bizarre but pretty funny. We also went to Himeji to see the famous castle. We had unintentionally arrived during a food festival so spent more time eating and watching J-pop then looking around the castle. It didn't feel right to see the crowd, almost exclusively made up of middle aged men, ...
Today was a bit of a spare day, due to Nara being a shorter trip than planned, so I decided to head to Okayama which is on the route towards my next hostels destination of Hiroshima. Similarly to Himeji, Okayama has a castle and a famous garden(one of the top 3 in all of Japan) so I spent the late morning and early afternoon pottering around these sights. These two were hidden gems that are mainly missed off tourist itineraries. The castle, known ...
... thick clouds, but to my fortune, along the coast the lighter sky allowed even some rays of sun to come through.
Shikoku Island has a population of a bit more then four million people, it's the least populated of the four island. In the mountains, I would have come across remote areas. Most people must live all along the coast ,you just go from city to city, from streetlight ...
... lords and eventually took 100 years to complete in 1754. From that time till 1870, Ritsurin Garden was used as the Matsudaira Family's villa. It spanned 228 years and 11 successive generations.
We spent about 2 hours wandering through the Garden. Lots of ponds, bridges and tea houses. Unfortunately, we are about 2 to 3 weeks too early for the autumn leaves. ...