Hikone Castle Resort & Spa
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... is where Kyoto receives it water from. It is the largest freshwater lake in Japan. From there, we walked up and down a gravelly, rocky path. Most of us made it down intact although there were loose rocks and logs. I nearly fell on one of the logs.
We made it back to catch the train back to Kyoto. Tonight's dinner was included. It ...
... br> Once we got home Megan let me try Japanese food called "Natto".
"Nattō (なっとう or 納豆?) is a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. ...
I have left my love "China" and am heading back to the States. I was in China for thee years! I will miss is there. However I get to stop by and say hello to my good friends Megan and Nick. They used to live and work in China with me. It is so good to see them!
They live in Gifu (Guh - ee - Foo) city Japan. It is a beautiful place! I love it. ...
... meters in either direction but the steep incline we took to reach the top would have been challenging to anyone trying to assault this castle! Unfortunately the castle itself had been rebuilt after earthquake and destruction from WWII but the museum housed in the new construction was a fascinating look into the samurai age (and a reminder of how much taller the human race has become over all...the suits of armor were tiny!).
... children; some people like to dress them up, which was
quite interesting). It is also home to the Soundless waterfall which was a very
pretty walk up into the hills above Ohara. We also met Seto-san who introduced
us to fish head sake, tasty rice crackers and told us all about Japan, a really
great person who, like a lot of people we met there, was genuinely friendly and
a pleasure to ...