Kure Marine Hotel
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... much but it pulls the crowds, in fact the day we were there, there were probably more women than men ageing from teenage girls with banners and photos of their favourites to the old lady sitting next to us who had what it looked like a form guide. She would mark down the winners and losers and when her favourites were up you would know about it, as she would be yelling out cheering them on. I think it's more a ladies sport, the men just ...
... older couple walked past and headed up the mountain. Well, if they can do it :) so off we went. The first bit was nice and easy, downhill! go figure :), and then it got tough. Stairs and steep slopes. Well we are climbing a mountain aren't we :). We reached a point where you could see so many islands and the mainland, it was a fantastic view. So we had a breather and kept going. We reached some stairs and came ...
... passes too. Oh well...instead we eventually managed to buy day passes for the tram and ferry. Miyajima ahoy!
After a 40 min journey to Hiroden-miyajima-guchi station we walked straight onto a ferry, and up to the top deck. It's a 10 min journey to Miyajima but its a beautiful scenic ride of sea and islands.
We disembarked from the ferry and made our way onto the island.
The first thing you notice or more accurately, encounter when setting foot on the island ...
... too early...
The damn train was 40min after I got to the station. It stopped EVERYWHERE and I had to change train... Another 30min lost... The second train was as slow as the first...
Got to Okayama around 16h... The garden closed at 18h! But my concern was actually getting to Hiroshima on time!
Going down the stairs I could not see Hiroshima on the board for the train fairs... not a good sign but no time to figure it out... I then struggled ...
... fed very well indeed.
Having seen a few of these haps before we headed onward to the Gulf of Panama section where they had reproduced a scene of the dry season in coastal Panama and there were several ring tailed coati’s running around.
In the Ecuadorian Rainforest they had reproduced the tropical rainforests of South America which have a monthly rainfall of 300mm and they had everything from small sized animals ...
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