Travel Blogs from Kanoya
... boat is dashing away. Would have to shop for new cap and goggle later in the afternoon mall shopping trip. Left my beloved silicon cap and YMCA side snap goggles by the pool outdoor shower last night, 10 min later they were gone. Lost & Found was no help!
OK, we had sashimi, cold tempura, and three bite size mochi as appetizer. Served with QQ chewy udons, pork culet tempura, Alex and I were beaming thru out lunch. Alex was very satisfied ...
... as it joined up to the mainland in the 1914 eruption ( on the east side so it still looks like an island and you need to get a ferry to go to it from Kagoshima). It has 3 main peaks, the main one being Naka-dake at 1060 meters but only the south one (1040 meters) is active. Luckily for me climbing is prohibited!!!!! I was able to take it easy - do a leisurely bus ride to the lookout points and then a bike ride around part of the island. A nice afternoon.
Had a ...
... at the volcano in the bay. The evening was nice. I tried out a Sushi restaurant and spent the meal talking to a friendly old Japanese gentleman in his broken English - far better than my non existent Japanese - while his wife looked on as we drank more beer than was probably good for him. And now I'm back at the hostel about to call it a night but first trying Mitake, which is a brand of Sweet Potato ...
... we assumed to be disinfectant on it. Then there was a flurry of activity as two vans, and people in suits, converged at the base. Soon files, equipment and cartons (all carefully covered with clear plastic) were being carried on. We counted 32 people going up the gangplank. This was the team from Japanese Immigration.
After we ate, passengers were called by assigned group number to be screened by Immigration. When #6 was called, we went to deck 5 of the ...
... with foreign nations was strictly prohibited by the national government. The museum has a short film about their experiences--the long trip in huge ships that were far larger than anything they had seen in Japan, the technology of piped natural gas that could light an entire city, and industrial technology far beyond what existed in Japan. They also saw how badly the British colonists treated the people in the Asian countries ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Kobayashi Kanoya
Other places to stay in Kanoya
5-11 Shirasakicho, Kanoya | Hotelfrom $75
22-1 Mukaecho, Kanoya | Hotelfrom $72
3-23 Shirasakicho, Kanoya | Hotelfrom $55
1-9-10 Nishihara, Kanoya | Hotelfrom $114
5-25 Shinsecho, Kanoya | Hotelfrom $62
2395 Kamiobaru, Kushiracho, Kanoya | 3 star hotelfrom $45