Hotel Alpha 1 Marugame
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... before you go upstairs to the capsules), then key problems when I went to leave without giving them my locker key - it was just one issue after another. And the place wasn't that flash.
The set up was a public bathing place on the ground floor ( shielded from reception by some cruddy curtains) - an area with 12 shower hoses and some hot pools, and a locker room. The capsules were on ...
... houses and created art installations, again, hard to describe. Maybe go to www.benesse-artiste.jp and look for Art House Project to see if there are pictures. I wasn't allowed to take any. What a day. And the cool thing was, the young guy I was in the blue room with was on my ferry back, and his English was pretty good so we had a nice long talk about our experiences all day. So very ...
The alarm went off at 6am to allow plenty of time for queueing at breakfast. In the event there was no queue! We were off to Okayama on the bullet train, called the Shinkansen. They came through every 10 minutes or so, stopped for just a couple of minutes, and with a whoosh were off again. Very plush inside, 5 seats wide and lots of leg room. We passed, at around 280 kph, endless suburbia, with a backdrop ...
... The gallery here was closed as well but it's a picturesque setting with a bunch of old black and white warehouses set along the canal. Nothing particularly special but a nice quiet way to pass the middle of the day. Lunch was Sashimi Gozen, very similar to what I had for dinner in the Ryokan in Beppu but ...
My plan had been just to use Okayama as a base to make a day trip to Naoshima but given that I'm still struggling with the flu and that it's a cloudy miserable kind of day I decided to spend the day in Okayama. I've also booked myself another night in Okayama - splashed out on a hotel for a bit of luxury - so tomorrow will ...
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