Green Rich Hotel
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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from Kagoshima
... Chiringashima Island while riding along the sea wall. We had visited the same park next to Chiringashima Island a few days earlier when Hiroko-san, Miki-san and Matsumoto-san picked us up from the train station. We hadn't tried to walk all the way across the sand bridge on that occasion but had both agreed if we came here again we'd like to do that. As it turns out, the sand bridge to Chiringashima Island is only accessible at low tide. When the tide comes in you have to do ...
... tatami path to our private room. I wish I had taken a picture of the room because it had an amazing wood carved table. We were then treated with a multi-course menu.
The rest of the time, Hiroko-San proceeded to cook and then cook more for us! She even made a special trip to the meat market to make Kurobuta Shabu Shabu. The Kurobuta pork is the most highly prized pork in Japan and comes from the ancient breed of pig known as ...
... ready pretty quickly to check things out. After about a 5 minute train ride and a 40 minute hike we arrived at Iso Swim Beach. There was almost no wind on the beach but a wind line was approaching and it looked like it might be possible in a few minutes to kiteboard. The sea here is impressive and in the middle of Kagoshima bay is a giant smoking active volcano! Yeah, no kidding, this thing is discharging ash probably as I type! We caught a few pretty good pictures of the bay and ...
... even a few inches, and the water was lovely and warm too! (Although on the beach no one is waiting to helpfully bury you)
After the sand bath, you split into male and female bathrooms to wash the sand off and have an onsen bath, with an optional sauna if you weren't relaxed and steamed enough already!
Whilst we're still not entirely sure how it all happened, Kagoshima has quickly risen up the ranks to become our favourite place in Japan so ...
... residences are open to the public, while the buildings themselves cannot be entered. The gardens are relatively small and designed to be viewed from the residences. Five out of the seven gardens are of the Karesansui Dry Garden variety. Of the other two, one includes a pond and the other is composed of trimmed shrubs.