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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 ...
... by the time we got to Tsuwano so there was actually a Plan B in place, just in case. There were train spotters as well as the curious, dotted along the route. The contrast could not be greater, going from a modern shinkansen, especially the super luxurious Shimakaze Limited Express train, to this nostalgic relic of the past.
We spent about 2.5 hours at Tsuwano but honestly, we could have stayed here for much longer. It was a rush just trying to get to the Taikodani ...
... lot of agriculture on the island and it's famous in Japan for giant turnips and mandarins amongst other vegetables. We have a couple of stops but where there is a photo opportunity the bus driver stops or slows down so we can get photos. The last stop is a lava park. It's quite incredible. The view of the volcano front here is spectacular and it appears quite active today as there are quite a few little explosions while we are there . Due to the heat and the falling ash in ...
... I asked if I'm in the right car and a tour of the trains facilities follows, giving any fare dodges a fighting chance but I'm not that cynical. Much. The hostel has put up a sign saying "typhoo approaches" this offers me no guidance or help. The hostel man offers nothing in the way of help so I take that as "it won't be that bad" despite continuous news footage and the slight panic of other foreigners. I meet some Spanish people and make a plan for tomorrow. Which is a ...
As the title suggests, my two Swiss friends and I were sort of forced to visit Kagoshima! Basically, Kagoshima was the only city in Kyushu which had any space in a hostel for three people during the time we wanted to visit Kyushu! In the end it worked out quite well because we wanted to visit Miyazaki and Nagasaki, so we thought we might as well start at Kagoshima and head North or as Drake puts it, start from ...
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