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... determined to reach my booked hostel. The fitted lights on my bike were good enough, to see the roads up and down the mountains.
Once upon a time, I run a marathon in three to three and a half hours, I run one hundred kilometres in ten hours, which I thought was my limit!
Not anymore, 15 hours it took, until I finally checked into my hostel, the masochistic feeling gave very soon place to a very satisfying one, which makes ...
... man at the front desk sitting down and eating with them as well. I wonder whether they live here together or whether this is a once every so often type of affair. They appear to me to treat each other as a family, be it an actual or a makeshift one.
Oh, wait. Maybe their singing of Happy Birthday tells me something else about the reason for this dinner…
Up until this moment I was feeling fairly solitary. I didn’t feel lonely as such, just ...
... 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.
... t finish it since we had lunch at 3pm and had been snacking on chocolate and ice cream on the steam train. No wonder I have put on 1Kg since being in Japan.
I plugged myself onto the iPod with a talking book and pretty much fell asleep after dinner. We arrived at Kagoshima at 8.04pm and made our way to the hotel next door. The room is much smaller than our previous ones but still bigger than the Kawasaki Nikko Hotel.
... to explore the north part of Kyushu (the south island of Japan). These days it is connected to the main island by Shinkansen and tunnel but in the past it was by conventional train and ferry. So there is a very good train museum commemorating this period. I am not whether to pleased or not but we saw a steam engine in immaculate condition the same age as me. I am not in a museum yet.
On the way back we had ...