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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 ...
... hard to find a rhythm in such surrounding, but well, that's how it is!
The 12 km long bride crossing from near Marugame is only open for the train and cars, bicycles have to ride further east to Takamatsu, to catch a ferry, which made my day a bit longer then expected.
After getting of the ferry in Tamano, another 30 km into the dark night had to be covered,to reach Hayashima, ...
... who has this fit bit thing, we must have walked at least 13Km today.
We had made arrangements to meet up with Leith and Kay at 5.30pm, who wanted to go to the 100 yen shop. This gave us enough time to have a quick shower and down to the foyer. It turned out that the 100 yen shops no longer exist as they were a few years ago. Daiso has taken over and apparently, there are two of the old 100 yen shops that we know of now. One is in Tachikawa where Shigeki and ...
... of the island from the top but oh what a ride.
We found the museum in the end. Owen was already there with some of the group who had opted to catch the local bus. We told him that he had seriously underestimated the distance. Anyway, I guess we needed the exercise considering we have been sitting in trains for close to 1.5 weeks.
The first thing that we did was to find a cafe for a nice cold drink. It must have been at ...
... station (of course) and then walked slowly down to the other end of the park. The map gave the impression that it this might take all
day, but fortunately it was a large scale map and it ony took us a couple of hours. On the rather large lake there was a 30min boat trip, Just two to a boat. It would have been lovely but we just too late to take the last boat of the day.