Travel Blogs from Odawara
... which each competitor took his place. The Dohyo was around 18 feet square and 2 feet high and it also had an inner circle, in which the bout was confined. Over the Dohyo and suspended from the ceiling by cables was a tiered roof, resembling a Shinto shrine.
It had four giant tassels hanging from each corner, signifying the seasons of the year and above it hung a huge Japanese flag. Annabelle started papping straight away. Chris had ...
... to watch our plane soar off back into the past. Again we were stuck. After going over our very few options we were told the next plane out was scheduled for the following day at 7:15 pm. Like Marty Mcfly minus the space time continuum conundrum we were stranded. We walked the length of terminal 1 trying to figure out what to do when we noticed people surrounding an airport cart. A closer inspection revealed a ...
It's my birthday, and I love stories like this one.
http://www.japantoday.com/category/nati onal/view/7-year-old-newspaper-editor-r evives-optimism-in-emergency-shelters
... People just kept walking and walking and talking to those around them or keeping quite and soaking up the sheer magnitude of what had taken place.
Taxis and cars and trucks were backed up for as far as the eye could see in all directions on all roads. Poor taxi drivers. But no horns were honkings. No road rage.
People's poise in the face of great uncertainty was admirable and should be replicated.
Credit the local police and fire departments ...
... That was pretty much all there was to see in Chuzenji but it wasn't all you could do as we were about to tick another traditional Japanese activity off of our list; a Japanese onsen. An onsen is a public bath house, where you get butt naked and then jump into a nice big hot bath to relax with your fellow onseners.
Me, Philippa and Holly all manned up (so to speak) and purchased our entries to the onsen. First things first you go to the changing rooms and get your ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Poshu Odawara
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