Kagoshima Washington Hotel Plaza
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... It is close to the port from were I will take tonight the ferry to Okinawa.
This will be a 25 hour trip, after which I will soon after meet my wife Elisabeth again, who will fly in from Australia!
Well, next time you may hear from both of us from the lovely Island Okinawa, a place I lived with my family for four years, a place with many nice memories, nice to be there again and see what changed in the last fifteen ...
... it probably doesn’t, seeing as it’s inanimate (duh)).
Walking through Kagoshima, I decided to make my way up a mountain (okay, it was probably only a hill, but it looked like a mountain to me, hailing from Hollandia, as the locals call it) and took a few pictures. Here I saw something Kazumi in Kyotanabe already mentioned: Japan is dying, its population is in a decline. He told me of his parents’ house in the absolute centre of Osaka. They are looking ...
... 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.
... t finish it since we had lunch at 3pm and had been snacking on chocolate and ice cream on the steam train. No wonder I have put on 1Kg since being in Japan.
I plugged myself onto the iPod with a talking book and pretty much fell asleep after dinner. We arrived at Kagoshima at 8.04pm and made our way to the hotel next door. The room is much smaller than our previous ones but still bigger than the Kawasaki Nikko Hotel.
... 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 ...