Hotel Route Inn Honjo Ekiminami
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... elicits wide-eyed wonder, but the rest of the meal is quite outstanding. The pizza would even appeal to RI brick-oven experts!
Back to the station, we wander through the now thick crowds like a set of ducklings. Two-by-two the Amy-Lily combo is easier to spot and keep track of than you might think and we manage to stay together despite some accordion-like expanding and contracting of the line.
The fun with Amy continues back at the home ...
... before, there is always someone who knows someone who lives nearby, so suddenly I had an appointment at the Omiya Station information desk at 10 am, with someone I only met once before at a barbecue.
A quick look on my favorite app TripAdvisor showed me that Omiya is also home to many bonsai nurseries and an actual bonsai museum. All together this area is called 'Bonsai village'. I have a soft spot for this artful horticulture that is deeply ...
Today was the annual PonyCon and seeing as how much I like My Little Pony I naturally didn´t go. Everyone else went, though; but me and Andreas decided to take the train to Mt Hachikoku, a small mountain/forest a little less than an hour west of Tokyo. This is the forest were the movie My Neighbour Totoro takes place, and ...
... enticing taste to what is beyond the turnstile.
Entry is a mere 1300 yen (AUD $13) .. and the park is open till 6pm at night.
The entire park covers an area of approx 22 acres.. that's a lot of watering to do!
Each season has it's own floral wonders..
We have missed the Cherry blossoms.. are too early for the rose gardens BUT boy , oh , boy are we on time for the Wisterias, Azaleas, ...
... plan was to have a meal at the shopping center.
So we finally depart and held to AEON. Indeed it's a big place, with many restaurants, many shops of everything you need.
Meal time first ! Katsudon ! Really good ... there is a salad with some tofu. Still not fan of tofu, but at least I can eat it more often than before.
Yes, there is a picture of the toilets... I found that too classy. Chairs available in front of the mirror, never seen that at least ...