Kiryu Grand Hotel
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... and the tranquility was quickly evaporating.
Before moving on, we found an oasis in the Toshogu Museum cafe where we enjoyed a coffee and I found a prawn and avocado brown bread sandwich for lunch :)
... War 2. The garden was serene and showing good autumn colours, though not yet at their peak.
A visit to Kirifuri waterfalls that involved a short walk along a quite uneven path with quite a few steps in poor light finished off the day before the long slow drive back to Tokyo. Part way we stopped at this "food court" type place that was very busy and oddly out of context with its surrounds. As we only had a short break ...
... Ieyesu, the first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate period in Japan. Climbing many stairs and following stone and cedar-lined pathways, we made our way to the tomb. As at Kegon Falls, many middle-schoolers shared our the way. I was delighted as Will greeted them with his version of hello "Nee Chee Wa". After the tomb, we took off our shoes and entered the main shrine. This may not have been the best idea as Will got really excited in there. I spent more time controlling him ...
... there is insufficient interest and the numbers don't make sense, then there will be no tour. I should add that this first tour will be directed primarily at strong riders who are capable of climbing 1,000 metres plus per day on consecutive days. If this first tour is successful, I can offer a future tour that will feature routes more suitable for non-climbers. Also, you would need to bring your own bike and I would need to find storage for the bike boxes. Some of you may have ...
It was a drizzly day when I got up this morning so I waited for the drizzle to ease up and went for a short ride. I stopped at the site of Japan's oldest university, the Ashikaga School, which was founded in the 1400's. I toured the grounds for about 30 minutes before continuing on my way. I barely got out of the city into the countryside when the drizzle started up again so I decided to turn back.
On the way, I ...
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