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... the shinkansen. The seat backs can recline and the legs rests extend. There is a back massager although I don't think it actually does much at all. We ordered the traditional mochi which had the red bean on the outside instead of in the inside. I bought a couple of keychains from the tinkle lady as it depicts this new train and I guess, we may never go on one again.
We arrived back at Nagoya at 5.47pm and went to take a few night ...
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 ...
... believed it.
The entrance to the shrine is a huge bridge crossing a beautiful river with large torii gates on either side. The river was so clear that it was possible to see the bottom very clearly from the bridge. The land surrounding the river was very reminiscent of the landscape in Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke. After the bridge we walked in a traditional Japanese garden and then washed our hands in the river (this was instead of purifying them at a wash ...
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 ...
Karen came to the hotel and brought us breakfast. We, then headed back to her apartment to collect her Koto and go to her last Koto lesson. Talk about dedication. We traveled quite a way by train (past Fushimi) and then walked a good distance with this 6 foot long tree trunk. We got to met her Koto sensei and her sensei's husband (who Karen said she'd never seen before!). They treated us ...