Hotel Sun Root Hikone
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... to have happened the night before but Takako could not get a booking for that many people. All the same, it was a better night to have this dinner as some of the people were leaving to go home. David and Leith as well as their friend Kay, together with Des and Paul, the two British guys. It was a good night with good food and good company.
... lived. It was a very beautiful ride up the lift, a beautiful walk up to the castle, and then from the top of the castle was a beautiful view of the city and mountains.
Megan and I went shopping at the local grocery store called "Don Quixote's" and I took some picture of the Japanese foods they sell there... ...
... so nice, quiet, and calm here. The city is in the country side, which makes it all the more appealing to me!
I have noticed that people here a lot more quieter and polite... and I feel like a loud mouth baboon talking and walking down the street!
I get to rent a bike and shop around today! I am looking forward to seeing what the day ...
... meters in either direction but the steep incline we took to reach the top would have been challenging to anyone trying to assault this castle! Unfortunately the castle itself had been rebuilt after earthquake and destruction from WWII but the museum housed in the new construction was a fascinating look into the samurai age (and a reminder of how much taller the human race has become over all...the suits of armor were tiny!).
... up to Nagishima and went to the theme park there. Although it was cold it was the perfect time to go to the theme park as there was little to no lines for most of the rides :) After going on all of the exciting rollercoasters, some twice, we went and had bagels and walked around the shops before relaxing in another Onsen. The Onsen was massive and had multiple outdoor hot springs of varying temperatures and oils. Heaven to cold limbs.