Ibusuki Royal Hotel
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... determined to reach my booked hostel. The fitted lights on my bike were good enough, to see the roads up and down the mountains.
Once upon a time, I run a marathon in three to three and a half hours, I run one hundred kilometres in ten hours, which I thought was my limit!
Not anymore, 15 hours it took, until I finally checked into my hostel, the masochistic feeling gave very soon place to a very satisfying one, which makes ...
... 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.
... they were really poor quality anyway. We may consider buying a yukata (Japanese PJs) at our last stop at Sapporo.
Breakfast will be at 7.30am tomorrow. The weather forecast is for rain, possibly due to Typhoon Phanfone drifting off the southern coast of Japan. So far, we haven't experienced much in bad weather. It has been seriously hot and humid. We are scheduled to go on to four different trains tomorrow
... to explore the north part of Kyushu (the south island of Japan). These days it is connected to the main island by Shinkansen and tunnel but in the past it was by conventional train and ferry. So there is a very good train museum commemorating this period. I am not whether to pleased or not but we saw a steam engine in immaculate condition the same age as me. I am not in a museum yet.
On the way back we had ...