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... waterfall is created from a fairly big lake at the top of the mountain. The gorge in which the waterfall flows into is absolutely stunning.
After taking in that view we went back down the mountain to visit the Tokugawa Mausoleum which I would imagine is over 400 years old given Ieyatsu Tokugawa died around that time. This temple's beauty was completely different from the temples I had seen in Tokyo simply because it was within a dark ...
... looking from what i know!
Today confirmed what i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.
Walking all around this town yesterday, about 10km walk in total, with various historical sights mainly about the young samurai's that committed mass suicide here at the time of the civil war (1868). Also quite impressive is the Tsuruga-jo castle, totally destroyed but rebuilt for us to visit.
Yesterday Shana and I got to ride the Shinkansen which is the very fast bullet train that runs around Japan. Train rides in and of themselves are pretty boring. You just sort of sit there and read or whatever. However I did see some funny, interesting and cool things from the train as we zoomed out of Tokyo and north to Shin Shirakawa.
Driving Ranges: The gold driving ranges in Tokyo are like 5 to ...
August 10 - 14 2012, Cycling holiday: Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Tohoku, Japan
Day 1: arrived in Aizu Wakamatsu: Tsuruga Castle, Mt.Iimori, Byakkotai hill, Sazaedo Pagoda
Day 2: Cycled up into the mountains to Ouichijuku
Day 3: Rented ...