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... restaurants, hotels and even trains have designated smoking seats/rooms so non-smokers aren't bothered by the fumes.)
3 May 2015
One of the many things that Shikoku is famous for is the Ohenro walk – a pilgrimage travelling clockwise around the island, visiting 88 Buddhist temples that the famous monk Kobo Daishi visited in the 8th and 9th Centuries.
The pilgrimage is completed for various reasons, mostly ...
... did not have the same help. An evening with local young people busking, with balmy weather was great and we went for drinks and food later which rounded up a good day.
The final day here was uneventful, I had planned to go and catch a puppet show, but I had written down the time the bus gets to the theatre and not leaves. Missing the buss by 10min was frustrating, but meant that I had an easy morning walking around the many cherry blossoms in town absorbing the sun and eating ice ...
... had soba and grilled river trout and was treated to cookies by the super nice staff while I waited for the bus back to Oboke. Then There was a boat ride and a mega walk up a hill with creepy ghost statues, chatty oba sans that gave me candy and I even saw a tanuki! Then onsen at the hotel and back for a giant vegan dinner. Now that I am just getting my bearings and remembering more Japanese it is time to go. ...
... station in the middle of nowhere. The "town" had no shops and it only had the local outdoor vending machines as supplies. Having not eaten and knowing we had a further 2 hour train ride, we had to settle for a "calorie mate" bar which can only be described as a gone off Scottish shortbread biscuit without any sugar. Delicious. To accompany the calorie mate bar we each had an awful canned coffee which had clearly been in the vending machine for years as no one ever ...
... low tide of the day. So I rushed to a boat pier. Actually, there were a few different boats available, but I just believed the smallest one was the most exciting and took it. The small boat was a bit pricey, but there were only three passengers. Whirlpools were seen near the Great Naruto Bridge. I thought it was dangerous to get out of the cabin, but the other passengers didn't hesitate to get out. Actually, it was not dangerous at all and I was able to take ...
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