Travel Blogs from Izunokuni
... The water today seemed even hotter than previously and we got out after a short while, feeling refreshed and looking like lobsters from the heat.
Dinner was again an elaborate affair of super fresh and traditional items. More fried and raw fish, seafood, miso soup, pickled vegetables, Kobe beef, rice, fruit, and mochi. We finished super full but without that heavy feeling that came from a typical big American ...
... in the park that made me envious. After wandering a bit more through the small town, we returned to get ready for our kaiseki dinner. Our 9-course meal was full of fresh, mostly local seafood and vegetables, and was prepared using traditional Japanese methods. It was super different than our meals at Next and RyuGin, which are more modern and/or fusion, but still just as delicious.
We turned in relatively early with very full stomachs so ...
... floor and made it to the room...and I know the pictures do not do it justice here because the room was a little slice of history all on its own. Tatami mats covered the floor and the wooden doors that slid open to reveal our private balcony were classic. I could almost imagine myself in ancient Japan! Putting our bags down in an available corner was about all we could manage before being tempted out onto the balcony to admire the view. ...
... find a nice place to eat. We found ourselves a nice fish restaurant. Once we were in we noticed that the entire menu and everything in the restaurant was in Japanese only and nothing in english but the waitress had the translations written down in her notebook so we eventually managed to order. I ordered what i think was a fish-hamburger (well that's how it was translated anyway and we both ordered sake to make the whole experience ...
... was nearly zero. After about half an hour i exited the train in Ito. Ito is a small coastal town on the Izu peninsula. I had planned this town as a place to get some rest before going to Tokyo and that turned out to be a good choice. The town has a lot of so called Onsens, natural hot spring baths. Although it's not a bath as we know it where you get to wash yourself. The bath is for soaking and you have to wash yourself thoroughly before getting into the bath. The bath itself ...
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