Hotel New Frontier
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel New Frontier Takamatsu
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... people in his area should have access to European art and funded all the acquisitions which are stored in a building that would be at home in Paris or Rome. It was quite enjoyable and relaxing with a beautifully designed modern annex to the main gallery.
Dinner was sushi and these beautiful rice balls full of vegetables, a French Pinot Noir and divine creme caramel. I just do not understand how the majority of Japanese are thin, they love ...
... so smooth, you have to resist the urge to sleep. Australia needs good fast trains between its major hubs, especially Sydney/Melbourne.
We travelled through rugged mountainous country that had towns spread on the narrow flatter areas adjoining the river, but then once you hit the plains it is wall to wall development. We got a sight of the inland sea but not too much to get excited about other than getting a feel for ...
... 8211; every time! Having said that,
on the major routes all of the stops are announced in Japanese as well as
English which is very helpful.
Some of you may remember that we hosted a couple of young
Japanese girls prior to having Nobuko live with us. Strangely enough one of
them – Maiko – sent us a lovely letter and photos before we left for Japan. She
had no idea that we were coming this way. She is ...
... minute ferry ride from there to Naoshima Island.
After our superfast train to Okayama, our train to Chayamachi was a complete contrast. The train name on the board was "one man" and it was literally one man and one carriage. He not only drove the train, he took the fares and blew his own whistle.
... and a half bottles of wine. Whoops.
On Sunday 11th, we were hung-oh-ver, but needed to check out and see some of the sights in Okayama. We managed breakfast and packing well, left our bags with the hotel, and headed to Okayama castle and the Korakuen gardens. About a kilometre along the road, we happened upon some kind of food convention, ignored it, and went to the castle grounds where there was another kind of food convention. We ...