Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Nansui Kochi
Travel Blogs from Kochi
30/10 Stage 61 Hiroshima to Sunamibeach. Km 110
31/10 Stage 62 Sunamibeach to Saijo. Km 150
overall today 11000 km
Thursday morning, I was finally again sitting on my bike finding the way out the city of Hiroshima. As expected, the very well signed routes made it easy to find the desired direction, which I planned mostly along the sea.
It is not a surprise to see many bicycle riders, as bike pads along the road are part of the system, ...
... good hiking. The villages along the way were tucked into the valleys and were all quite small. Not sure what they do there as it felt that it was quite remote even though you are only 50km from a very industrialised part of Japan. A car is the way to go so you can take your time and explore. Next time!!!
Kochi nice. Quite a big city although quite compact. My initial ...
... would use the correct term - typhoon, but we don't want to alarm the punters on board. Still, we ensure our little white caffeine pills are handy just in case.
With deck chairs lashed to the railings, and outside exits on decks 4, 11 & 12 locked for our safety, we queue up for tickets to the Ice Show then head to the towel folding at High Notes on deck ...
... fireworks and some booze! Kochi City was having an immense Yosakoi festival (much bigger than the one I had just danced in at Aki) so we watched several teams show their immense talents, then we headed to Hirome, a local food court area where most foreigners meet up when visiting the City. We met up with a bunch of JETs, some who I hadn't seen since Tokyo, and after catching up with my new friends and meeting even more wonderful new ...
... my incense and candles. But this is my trip and as always I do what I feel is right! I couldn't go on as a henro and end up feeling like a charlatan! So my time in Kochi gave me joy and it gave me answers! I am happy with my conclusion and I am now eager to pack my bag and head towards Tosa-Seinan Park tomorrow morning. Camping is on the schedule for the next 10days or so. A top goal is cape Ashizuri-Misaki. Rough cliffs. Steep edges. I swear I shall not fall! ...