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... coming to midnight, I did not have to go hungry to bed, there were plenty of food choices around.
Once in bed, I hardly could close an eye, the 12 man dormitory room was full, according to the sound, 11 of them were snoring, one louder then the other!
Naturally, I was tired the following day, not only from not sleeping but the long ride too.
Luckily, the next hostel, which is booked for the two following night, had no ...
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
... 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 Inari Shrine, which is one of the five greatest Inari shrines. We had to go through several tunnels of tori gates before reaching the shrine, up the hill. It was well worth the effort.
Along the way, ...
... spotted deer lying on the beach against the warm sea wall.
The deers were a bit of menace since they were very keen on one's ice cream or other food. My stick came in handy to shoo them away.
We celebrated Leith's birthday in style that night. Owen had organized a group meal at a Okonomiyaki restaurant for the 30 of us. This style is where a ...
... see more! First stop is the lookout to see the volcano up close. There are parts of the volcano that are still active and so we are advised to keep an eye on it at all times. The haze clears momentarily so we get to see its rugged beauty. Our guide for this trip only speaks Japanese so she has booklets that she has prepared with the explanation of the main things we will see. The drive is very interesting. The roads are extremely narrow. Due to the rich volcanic soil there ...