Resort Hotel Kawana
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... direction as it would make it easier to walk that way. He chose north; I believe because he was fascinated by the swan paddle boats docked in that direction. A pirate ship was also pulling in. Will ran over and ripped off his jacket. I was confused until I realized he was revealing his pirate ship sweatshirt. Luckily, it was warming up and he could lose the layer.
We wandered along the trail enjoying the patches of fall colors as well as the huge cedar ...
... switch backs required becomes our nemesis) to the cable car, up a steep mountain where we learn that the ropeway is closed due to "seismic activity." Hmmm. I'm supposing someone would let us know, or we would see puffs of smoke if Fuji was about to blow. We reroute to a bus that takes us down to Lake Ashi where we board a boat, pass a few red "torii" gates and supposedly sweeping view of mt Fuji. I'll have to take their word. On a side ...
... so you were expected to do all of your washing in the onsen. After a long day on your feet it was very nice to relax and cook yourself in the hot water... Our room also had a traditional $500 toilet seat, this one heated and offering you even more services once you finished your business! Tomorrow we have a traditional Japanese breakfast at the ryokan which again is included in our stay. From there it is off to Kyoto which is apparently much more traditional than modern ...
... guests seem to be here to enjoy the onsen facilities, you only have to site in the foyer - 90% are roaming around in yukatas (cottons dressing gown). The surrounding gardens are beautiful with 2 waterfalls and a small shrine. Cam and Omi had a soak in the hot tub and Celie is amused because when you open the toilet door the toilet lid automatically puts itself up and makes a sound like 'hi'. We area about to go to dinner, not sure what to expect but we're very excited. Until ...
... by a lovely lady called Megume, who attended to all our needs including serving breakfast and dinner in our room. The food was all traditional Japanese, meticulously prepared and presented with two to three courses each consisting of three to five very small dishes. The food was all restaurant standard and really beautifully presented, but I have to admit that we are now a little "fished-out"! The amount of fish consumed in Japan is staggering and the ways in which it can ...