Kagoshima Kuko 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.
... he wasn't well. However, that's the way Joseph is and he had been getting up around 5am most mornings to do his photos.
From Kumamoto, we caught the 5.47pm Sakura 417 shinkansen back to Kagoshima at 6.43pm. It had been a long day train sitting but it had been a good day. We took a few photos of the rainbow and of the sunset out of the train window. Two of the guys on the tour were leaving us the next day. They are going on ...
... carriage and opened out into a verandah outside. The scenery was rural with lots of padi fields and vege gardens. Every now and then, the cabins filled with smoke. We were warned to close the windows as soon as we entered a tunnel, and to open the window as we exited. However, people in the next carriage did not do that and the smoke ended up filling our cabin too. We had to close the adjoining doors. We couldn't even see into the ...