Hotel Taihei Onsen
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... get the idea, I thank him and walk off. A while later he taps me I eh shoulder. To be fair I'm ready to stab him with my nearly acquired umbrella. He offers me a lift. Hmm. What to do. He seems harmless enough and I do have my umbrella, I'm also twice the size of him. I've heard this sort of thing is common so I agree. His car is like mine. Full of rubbish. 10 minutes later we "chatted" about places and he pulls up at the aquarium, I don't really want to go here but it's ...
It's the Kagoshima 鹿兒島 Day.
The boat docked at 7am. By 9am, we were in the bus ready to be the tourists…..The weather can’t be grimmer. By the time we arrived the noble residence 仙巖園 from the feudal time, it was raining cats and dogs. Cooped in the tour bus waiting out the rain, eventually ventured out. Glad that we packed a spare pair of socks. It’s a rainboots day!
... as it joined up to the mainland in the 1914 eruption ( on the east side so it still looks like an island and you need to get a ferry to go to it from Kagoshima). It has 3 main peaks, the main one being Naka-dake at 1060 meters but only the south one (1040 meters) is active. Luckily for me climbing is prohibited!!!!! I was able to take it easy - do a leisurely bus ride to the lookout points and then a bike ride around part of the island. A nice afternoon.
Had a ...
... at the volcano in the bay. The evening was nice. I tried out a Sushi restaurant and spent the meal talking to a friendly old Japanese gentleman in his broken English - far better than my non existent Japanese - while his wife looked on as we drank more beer than was probably good for him. And now I'm back at the hostel about to call it a night but first trying Mitake, which is a brand of Sweet Potato ...
... Houses and Peace Museum” @$109.95. We passed through tea farms on the curvy mountainous road. Many of the cars on the road were very small. The biggest I saw was the size of a Toyota Camry. Most were much smaller and had yellow license plates which are cheaper than those for medium-sized and up.
The Peace Museum is dedicated to the WW II Japanese Kamikaze (Divine Wind) pilots who were sacrificed in a hopeless effort to slow down the American ...
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