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... road shouldn’t be a 6 hour trip during at least heavy rain, maybe a bit of typhoon.
A cheaper and easier option would be to find a hostel for one night and then see what I do tomorrow. Still at the desk, I request the onna no hito to direct me towards Kagoshima’s cheapest establishment, at the same time getting in touch with the host I had planned for that night to tell him of my change in plans.
I walked to the hostel, checked in, threw my stuff down, ...
... 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.
... are 5 Johns in this tour group, so it gets a bit confusing) had lunch at the small noodle place in the station. It was that small that I had missed it completely. The udon noodles there were delicious, maybe because we were starving by that stage. There was a roasted chestnut place across the road so I darted off to buy some. Not as large and not as tasty as the ones at the roadside diner that Shigeki took us to.
We were back ...
Next day (Sunday) we had the restored steam train #58654 from Kumamoto to Hitoyshi then
SL Hitoyoshi from Hitoyoshi to Yoshimatsu
through rural Japan stopping 2-3 times at lovely wooden 100 yr old stations. Some stations had food available such as Nashi pears and tempura vegetables
Unfortunately the day was wet, light rain fell nearly all day, the tail end of a ...
... excellent, great energy. Dinner time and it's Italian night so all the wait staff are dressed in striped tops and scarves. They look great. Our 2 boys, Jeffrey and Dom are both from the Philippines and are lovely. We have an early start tomorrow and the captain will have to go full speed ahead as we were 45 minutes late leaving Kagoshima because some passengers had not turned up to customs despite being paged over the PA system numerous times. Sayonara Japan and Anyonghaseyo ...