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... cash points in japan are at 7/11 stores. This had not been a problem in tokyo where there is one on nearly every street, but now I was into the sticks it was more of a struggle. After failing to find one near the station and also having unsuccessfully tried to piggyback on McDonald's wifi I resorted to heading towards my first destination, the great Buddha. Thankfully with it being such a tourist trap, there was a 7/11 just around the corner and I ...
Boarded the ENODEN train to get off at the 3rd stop i.e Hase. This is a cute little train which runs on a single track. Had lot of school kids using this train. Once you get off in Hase, follow the crowd as most of them walk towards the buddha statue. Once you disembark, walk in the direction of the train until you reach the railway gate. Take a right at the gate and walk around 15-20min to reach the statue.
The statue is magnificent and is a ...
... but I can't imagine what I'd do if one crawled up my leg. I've squished a few of these. One almost took up the entire bowl of the toilet when I went to flush it! It was as big as my hand. But, there is a rumor (or myth) saying that if you kill one it emits an odor that attracts more. When I killed this big guy, I did have two more small ones the next day. Is this true? Or only coincidence because ...
... or diarrhea from that water!)
On our way out we stopped in the store. It's a farmer's market of the produce they grow there. Well, there are toys and souvenirs too. You know my kids!
This is a place we will go to again with Joe. I really wanted to do the Swan shaped paddle boats, but I need another pair of legs to help paddle the boat! The kids really want to spend time on the playground, so we will plan another trip.
Today the group went to the ancient city of Kamakura to see the big Buddha, see the commercialism at shrines and to tour Kamakura. We saw the Buddha, played on the beach and then toured a park on Enoshima island outside of Kamakura. What a beautiful place!!! Too bad that the day was interrupted by a hailstorm and a hard driving thunderstorm. The ocean was crazy rough and their were surfers everywhere! To see Japanese ...
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