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This is our first layover for a few days. We are hoping to spend a day touring and then a day to tour and enjoy lunch with our friend Yuko. The house that we are staying at is incredibly beautiful. We are up the side of a cliff with lots of stairs and very steep small road up so no worries about getting exercise. The sun ...
... around and headed into the first place that seemed like it had decent enough food. We got some excellent food in and headed towards our AirBnB apartment, picking up some chocolate on the way there.
I found a funny looking ball there, and I had no idea what was in it, seeing as my reading skills don’t extend as far as Japanese.
Once back at the apartment I got to open it up and as it turns it I had bought strawberry flavoured chocolate. Well, and a funny looking ball, that ...
... and a trinket shop. Down the narrow side alleys are dozens of tiny bars and restaurants, each with only 2 or 3 tables or 5 bar stools. Then there'll be a little shrine tucked away in the back, the incense mingling with the smell of Japanese beer.
At dinner the second night our new friends, who ordered everything so we don't know what we ate, suggested a couple of days in Matsushima, one of the most beautiful spots in Japan. ...
We left the Onsen in the morning and went back to Kakunodate to visit the Samurai houses. At the station you can always leave the baggage in coin lockers, so we could make the walk through the town in a more relaxed way.
Unfortunately it was pouring rain that we became wet - even with the umbrellas and were happy to get inside these samurai houses. They are very big, some of them even free of charge to visit
Later we travelled ...
Had our las two shows of Sendai today, the audience was great in both of them, maintaining the energy towards the pre show that all of the previous shows had. Tonight, Lennea, Chris, Brittany and myself went for dinner and to buy some last minute supplies for our trip to Mount Fuji tomorrow ...