Hotel Taiyo Palace Annex

Address: 2-10 Yokobabacho, Satsumasendai, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu-Okinawa, 895-0023, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 2-10 Yokobabacho, Satsumasendai.
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Day 14 - trains, light wind and a smoking volcano

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on May 01, 2015

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Today started with a train ride south to Kagoshima. This is the location where Erika's biological father lives. After reviewing the wind forecast and looking at the area via google satellite view, I thought we should have gone here yesterday. Well, we got here today.

Our hotel was easy to find, literally across the street from the train station so we got checked in and situated pretty quickly. As we had acquired some information about a beach near our hotel that might be sailable ...

Day 28: Sakurajima and Kagoshima

A travel blog entry by millieandjames on May 01, 2015

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WE DID: - Shinkansen (bullet train) from Fukuoka to Kagoshima. Tram and Ferry from Kagoshima to Sakurajima. - Tour bus around the major parts of the island including an observatory (closest you can go to the volcano) for stunning views. - Local bus to a hotel with a natural hot spring onsen, created by the heat from the volcano. Mixed gender (came with no bathing suits!). Not too sure of the protocol and the manager helpfully said 'use a towel' but we ...

Kagoshima - 25th - 27th April 2015

A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Apr 25, 2015

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... and wherever you went the volcano still had a gravitating effect, you couldn't help looking up to watch it.

Whilst Sakurajima is relatively docile – the last major lava eruption was in 1914 – it is still a very active volcano, so you can't climb it. The whole island is prepared for the worst, and has safety systems set in place, so historically there have been very few casualties as a direct result of the ...

Is it supposed to do that?..

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Apr 18, 2015

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... at the face of the volcano and the ash that's everywhere doesn't seem to affect people as they live in it daily, on stopping at a viewpoint and views of lava formed rocks the Aussie chap said wouldn't it be good if it erupted now? Well ten minutes later it did, we had a really good view as again it sent plumes of black ash and smoke high in the air, quite a sight when your close up, how the locals put up with it I don't know? Everything is caked in this ...

Smouldering Volcano on island

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 18, 2015

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... tram.
A lot of the slower trains (or local trains) often mean a couple of transfers on route, and it is a pain to have to go up and down stairs with the backpacks, although most stations do have elevators.
To date, we have found any bus trip longer than three hours has a comfort stop within two hours. The bus often stops where there is food available, as well as the lovely heated-seat loos.
Once you get the hang of how to buy the bus tickets, and ...

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