Hotel Alpha 1 Tottori
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... trail bends at the top and I find myself facing the traditional styled blakc with white trim temple 100 feet ahead and the master is sitting on the wooden stairs wearing a black formal robe and is talking with a western woman. A movie camera crew is filming the interview and I just stepped into the scene's background! Seeing no easy way out of the situation I march directly up to the master and right into the scene's focus. Backpack on and dripping of sweat and rain ...
... countryside give a deep appreciation of the quaint nature of the remote areas.
This northern seaside city is surrounded by mountains and is dotted with temples, shrines, museums and markets that show a bit more slow and quiet Japanese lifestyle. It was a bit surreal pacing the near-empty streets on this Sunday afternoon. It helped me prepare for my next step - a remote mountain temple.
... the shop open. They took us back and jumped us off, charging just over ten bucks to do it; had they asked for fifty I'd have had little choice. In the interim my nieces told Hanako that they'd walk home if needed. Yumura is a good fifty miles from their house.
After Yumura the GPS got revenge on me and took me on a tiny road in the mountains that was a horribly exciting driving experience. Finally we found the highway and made it back to Himeji at around eight that night.
... hilly area with the surfy coast truely excited me.
The scenery I expected is like below.
I arrived in Tottori at half past 2 in the afternoon by bus. In the bus station, I caught a sight of a bus just leaving for the sand dunes, so I headed for the bus and waved to have the bus stopped. The driver realized me and he opened the door ...
... up a few snacks from a local minimart. Tottoris main attraction for visitors is its sand dunes, which are situated on the coast about 5km out of town. These dunes cover a large area, and they are massive , more like giant hills. It had just rained so they were easy to work up (quite easy but still steep). After creating some artworks in the sand, it started to drizzle again so ...