Travel Blogs from Naruto
... 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. ...
... on the tourist leaflets, we were slightly underwhelmed by the whirlpools when we got there! We had thought that there would be 2 really big, deep whirlpools under the bridge, however it is actually more like lots of little whirlpools which all twist and turn into one another. It was still a pretty impressive sight though.
After seeing the whirlpools we made a mad dash to get the next train to Takumatsu only to find that on the way we had an hour stop at ...
... humidity. Me, my clothes, even my bag, was soaked in sweat. 8 weeks of this - **** that!!! I was ready to throw in the towel on the very first day! But I dug deep and found one last reserve of adrenaline. I pushed on. And pushed on. And made it. I nearly cried of relief when temple no 6 appeared in front of me. I decided Shukubo (temple stay) was in it's place and that is the upside with walking at this time of year, places are empty. No desperate search for accommodation. Where ever ...
... juice have never tasted so good. It had been almost 20hrs since my last meal at the plane.. Torture to my stomach. So what does one do at 7am when the Japanese summer rain is pounding the windows with the force of a thousand gods.. Well, these little swede went back to bed straight after breakfast and planned my walking route for the next couple days (the pilgrimage starts tomorrow!!) At 9.30am the rain had stopped. The heat had switched gear from hot to absolutely ...
... in business hotels, we decided to stay in an upmarket B&B so we checked our stuff in and headed off for our final stop of the day; the walk out to Angel Rock which is located at the end of a sandbar (there is much contention amongst us whether it is a tidal isthmus or not) which can take place at low tide. Following the heat of the day, the walk along the water and rocks in the evening with the light breeze was ...
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