Hotel Nikko Kumamoto
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- Banquet room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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We decided to take today as a recovery day so we slept in a little and went for a leisurely breakfast before heading out from our hotel. We were able to walk to all of our destinations today. Our first stop was the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum. This museum introduces the daily life and culture of Fukuoka City during the Meiji and Taisho periods. Craft products and souvenirs such as Hakata Ori (folk woven textile) and Hakata dolls are ...
We had a very nice buffet breakfast at our hotel this morning. At 9 am Kumiko Asami arrived in front of the hotel in her little green Suzuki to pick us up and take us to the train station where we met Haruyo Handa and Kazuko Yamaguchi. Haruyo had arranged for us to spend a day going to nearby Yanagawa City and Dazaifu. We all purchased our tickets which included the return trip train ride, bus, and lunch. The train to Yanagawa took about 45 minutes. ...
... the sun ( at last!) It was a typical Japanese affair, no shoes inside, your given a bag to carry them in during your visit, it was again very busy but very organised with people guided around pinch points to prevent overcrowding. The actual castle looked great with its white plaster cladding and decoration, all round a wooden frame as most if not all Japanese castles were? It made for a really good visit and the sunshine helped, ...
... peony, iris, morning glory, chrysanthemum and sasanqua). There is painstaking detail to the completion of the rooms, including metal etched fixtures. I don't know the name for them but they are beautiful. We went back twice to look at the rooms, we were so impressed.
Today we again visited the castle, in beautiful sunshine! We thought it looked more amazing than yesterday. Around the castle's massive curved walls are many multi-storey turrets and gates, as ...
... how its kept so clean and organised. At the airport we found our capsule hotel, a cleverly designed row of body sized pods with a duvet, a pillow, a light, a speaker emitting the sound of the sea and a blind to pull down once your in. All you need for a good nights sleep before a 12hr flight home. Somewhat sad to be leaving but so happy to be coming home to see you all. :) :) ...