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... items of historical interest, including the beautiful armour worn by the samurai and castle lords. The samurai armour is a work of art, with beautifully woven, colourful designs, topped off with elaborate and detailed helmets. Happily, we were allowed to photograph them, which is often not permitted. And lot of narrow stairs, but well worth the effort.
Today we went back to the castle district to look at Shioni Nawate, which is the street ...
... at a station called Kawato. We were not looking forward to this trip so much, as we were a little bit worried that we would miss Kawato. However much to our surprise and delight, we were met by Kento Hara and his lovely wife, Giovanna, when we got off the bus at Izumo.
Kento, who is 26, married Italian girl, Giovanna, in 2013 and they have returned to Kento's home town of Saigura to live. Saigura is a lovely fishing village, some ...
In Matsue the travellers went to a medieval castle (not a reconstruction this time) - another discount for foreigners.
A cold drizzle prevailed through the drive to Adachi Museum of Art. This museum is actually most famous for its gardens (apparently have won best Japanese garden prize every year for veritable ages). Most notably, however, ...
... Silver Mine had a bit more for the non-Japanese literate - and an even greater discount than the SM. The silver mine was most productive during the 16th and 17th centuries. Japan provided an estimated one-third of the world's silver during those centuries, and most of that came from this mine - pretty cool, eh?
The area around the mine is verdant and tree-covered; unlike many of their counterparts in other parts of the world, the ...
... one of the biggest in Japan. You need to take your shoes off when exploring the wooden interiors of the castle and the exhibition halls.
We have strolled down the castle grounds, with cherry trees in bloom, walk around the samurai district and various shrines, temples and tea houses. We tried the local Izumo soba (buckwheat noodle) with spring onion, sea weed and some sauce with delicious duck soup and green tea - we have ate it in a ...