TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Okura Kanoya
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... my way from here all the way north to Hokkaido would cost me and my Japan Rail Pass several days, not making it worth the effort anymore.
Making my way up this mountain I crossed a playground with kids playing who instantly and without fear started talking to me, some of them even knew some simple English. I squatted down and tried to make myself understood in the absolute bare minimum of Japanese I know and understand, but being on a playground surrounded on one side by ...
Just Japan now, off the beaten track, the best way to see it, with a guided and a small group of 11. Starting with Kyoto, an ancient capital off to beautiful towns offering lovely warm baths, even a fish spa! And the water just flows constantly through.
The fish nibble away at your feet, it's a lot of fun. Some peoples legs are black with baby coi, other people ...
... dashed straight out to have a look at the BIC Camera store next door and bumped into our John there. He was looking for some iPhone accessories. We just sticky beaked around but didn't buy anything. We are lugging around enough weight with us as it is now and don't want anymore till later in the journey. Joseph has even more as he keeps taking the toothbrushes and shavers from every hotel. We have ditched the PJs that Qantas gave out in ...
Next day (Sunday) we had the restored steam train #58654 from Kumamoto to Hitoyshi then
SL Hitoyoshi from Hitoyoshi to Yoshimatsu
through rural Japan stopping 2-3 times at lovely wooden 100 yr old stations. Some stations had food available such as Nashi pears and tempura vegetables
Unfortunately the day was wet, light rain fell nearly all day, the tail end of a ...
... excellent, great energy. Dinner time and it's Italian night so all the wait staff are dressed in striped tops and scarves. They look great. Our 2 boys, Jeffrey and Dom are both from the Philippines and are lovely. We have an early start tomorrow and the captain will have to go full speed ahead as we were 45 minutes late leaving Kagoshima because some passengers had not turned up to customs despite being paged over the PA system numerous times. Sayonara Japan and Anyonghaseyo ...
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