Hotel Number 1 Takamatsu
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... to remember Japanese poems. (100 between 8 of them) the best bit by far was during the interval all the students came round and gave massages to the audience, it was bizarre but pretty funny. We also went to Himeji to see the famous castle. We had unintentionally arrived during a food festival so spent more time eating and watching J-pop then looking around the castle. It didn't feel right to see the crowd, almost exclusively made up of middle aged men, ...
Today was a bit of a spare day, due to Nara being a shorter trip than planned, so I decided to head to Okayama which is on the route towards my next hostels destination of Hiroshima. Similarly to Himeji, Okayama has a castle and a famous garden(one of the top 3 in all of Japan) so I spent the late morning and early afternoon pottering around these sights. These two were hidden gems that are mainly missed off tourist itineraries. The castle, known ...
11/2 Stage 63 Saijo to Hayashima km 145
After a short stint to Shikoku Island, I am back to Honshu in Hayashima.
The planned crossing of the mountains to the southern side of Shikoku made no sense, under the miserable weather condition this would have been a torture.
Instead, I rode eastwards along the coast, towards the city of Takamatsu. The mountains in the south were ...
... hanging on a hanger. There wasn't a new one so the lady took it off the hanger. There was a slight stain on the back collar so she said that she could lower the price. It went from 12,800 yen down to 5800 yen. As Lynne stood there, she dropped the price down to 4800 yen or about AUD$53. The Japanese don't bargain at all so it was unusual and considering Lynne had not said a word.
I was looking a small backpack. Again, the only one there was on the back of a ...
Before we caught the ferry back to Takamatsu, Takako and Owen led us to a rather unusual onsen or bath house. Unfortunately, tattoos seem to be the norm these days in the Western countries. In Japan, this is a sign of being in the Yakuza. Takako said that even if a female had the tiniest of tattoos, they would be disallowed into an onsen as she could be considered to be related in one form or another to the Yakuza. I ...