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... what is almost assuredly an inappropriate selfie in the airplane john.
The reason I took the picture in the airplane was because I couldn't figure out what the sign was supposed to mean. It's a guy, who is pictured as walking, standing next to an arrow that is pointing at an airplane seat. Is it instruction to walk to your seat? How else were they proposing you get there? It's odd because most signs are designed to tell you what not to do. This one ...
... supermarket. The town in an ocean town that specializes in fish, of course. So, for lunch at Toshimi-san's we had a special kind of sushi where the fish was simply laid on top of a bowl full of brown rice, or cut into tiny pieces and mixed into the rice. Unfortunately I do not have pictures of the food because Toshimi-san's house was so traditional and private I didn't want to risk being rude.
After a delicious dinner the food just kept coming. First it was ...
We travelled with Sam and Shoma to Shinojima and Himakajima. These are both Islands off the Chita Peninsula south of Nagoya. The islands are apparently famous for their fugu (the famous puffer fish which could kill you if it's not prepared the correct ...
... Japanese poet. Particular famous for his Haiku poems. He was from Iga, so this very small museum paid homage to his work. Unfortunately for me, aside from the small handout I was given on entering the museum, the rest of the exhibits were in Japanese only, so I could't read anything. I definitely need to get to work on learning kanji.
After finishing up in Iga for the afternoon, I hopped back on the train for the 2 hour journey back to ...
... time for dinner so we stopped at a local favorite, Salute where we enjoyed their famous margarita pizza.
The following day we there were only four of us so it was a much more comfortable ride in the rental. We headed back from whence we came, but past all the interesting sites that we stopped to see the following day. We finally arrived at a beautiful lookout point where we could enjoy the site of all the autumn colors on the trees along ...
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