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... right next to us and they actually reserved 2 spots. They then removed the place marks and seated us in the 2 spots that had been reserved! Oh, Oyama-san must have reserved those seats for us. "Sugoi" I thought! Erika eventually noticed that on the other side of my seat was a fish tank full of lobsters, fish and a fairly large moray eel! I wondered out loud whether all the items in the tank are served as some form of sushi. Erika wondered as well and eventually asked ...
... like quesadillas with cheese, bacon and salsa. They seemed to really like it. Brian made pancakes for them one morning, but every morning, my father made fried eggs for everybody. Needless to say, there was a lot of eating going on.
During one of the dinners, I happened to mention a Mexican song and my father sang it. He remembered a lot of the words so we proceeded to sing several Mexican songs with the aid of YouTube. The best part was ...
Unfortunately the wind was too light to actually pull me up on a board in the water but I thought I might as well connect up my lines and fly my kite on the beach to dry it out (this takes a whole lot less wind). At any rate, I put my big 15m kite away a little damp over a week ago at Ichinomiya Beach near Tokyo and I haven't had a sunny day or lots of space in abundance until today. It definitely seemed like I should use this sunny, not very windy day to my advantage. The wind ...
This did mean though that our best chance of exploring the island was to hop on the sightseeing bus, which took us to a viewing observatory a third the way up the volcano, stopping at various areas of note on the way.
We really enjoyed taking in the scenery of the island, as the volcanic rock created a wonderful landscape of barren, dramatic, grey rock interspersed with mineral-fed semi-tropical vegetation.
... bit slower but understandable given the terrain. Very scenic ride through rural Kyushu, weaving in and out of tunnels, bays, mountain sides and bridges. Roughly 2 hours, maybe 2+ beers. Longest one-train-stretch of the trip: Hakata to Osaka, approximately 600km - a 7 hour drive averaging 55mph takes a bit over 3 on ...