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... Minimoto Pearl Island was located. It is no longer an island due to land reclamation. In the past, the only way was by boat. Now, it is by foot. We went through the Pearl Museum first. They have to seed every oyster individually without damaging the oyster. This involves opening them up delicately, slitting their gonads to insert this small grain. When they are large enough, they are harvested. There are different varieties of oysters available. ...
We arrived in Toba following a short ride on the train from Ise. It was
pretty much deserted at that time and very dark, so much so that we didn’t know
if we were going in the right direction to find our hotel, but fortunately we
The next day (15 November), we had initially intended a boat trip in
the bay but as it was raining a lot we changed our plans a bit. First we headed
to the almost empty town ...
... supermarket. The town in an ocean town that specializes in fish, of course. So, for lunch at Toshimi-san's we had a special kind of sushi where the fish was simply laid on top of a bowl full of brown rice, or cut into tiny pieces and mixed into the rice. Unfortunately I do not have pictures of the food because Toshimi-san's house was so traditional and private I didn't want to risk being rude.
After a delicious dinner the food just kept coming. First it was ...
We travelled with Sam and Shoma to Shinojima and Himakajima. These are both Islands off the Chita Peninsula south of Nagoya. The islands are apparently famous for their fugu (the famous puffer fish which could kill you if it's not prepared the correct ...
... due to my lack of chopsticks skills.
We did a little shopping. Karen proceeded to freak us out by eating a weird, fried gelatinous block of something that she said was "cuttlefish" flavored. You know the "you could deep fry a bowling ball, and I'd eat it" thing? - Shot to hell.
Long train ride back and Heidi and I booked it to the corner convenience store for dinner: ...
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