Hotel La Cienega
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... rush to see everything or pressure to pick the best restaurant. I can stroll at a leisurely pace through the grounds of the shrine and the streets of town knowing I can come back whenever I want. Kamakura is such a cool town with so many more temples, restaurants, shops, trails and a beach to explore. I can't wait to go back. And if we get the house, it's only an 8 minute train ride away. Hopefully I clapped loud enough and the Shinto Gods were ...
... to get some tempura as well, as I hadn't had any yet. My main course was a chewy noodle soup with bear meat. Or that's at least what they said it was. It cost a staggering 3100 yen and the dish as a whole underwhelming. The meat didn't taste exotic at all, and it was somewhat tough. The tempura was better, came with rice, and was 1300 yen. Well, at least now I can say that I've had bear. After dinner we walked back and missed our street. We ...
... look very nice for the few minutes that was clear.
We checked in at the hotel which is a traditional Japanese hotel with mats and no shoes in the room. It has it's own hot spring in the basement. We went for a nice soak. The hot spring pools are segregated and no clothes are allowed.
Dinner was traditional Japanese banquet called Kaiseki. It was more of an art display than a meal. Six courses later, we were full. Sake was great. ...
... lag for Lily has her under the weather, but some sprite and a Family Mart stop should help. An impressive parking job near the temple grounds where May and Amy had their shichi-go-san (7-5-3) photos taken. The grounds are gorgeous and include a lily pond with turtles and koi – Lily stetches.
We stroll down the Kamakura version of Nakamise dori – some macha ice cream, another small glass ...
WE DID: - hike to Daibatsu from Kita-Kamakura station, via shrine to throw a plate at a rock and hence rid ourselves of malign influences - visited the Daibatsu - the second biggest Buddha statue in Japan (the first is in Nara, see Day 7) and the largest outdoors one - we could even walk around inside it for a fee ...