Maebashi Mercury Hotel
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Dinner tonight is in their French restaurant. We are welcomed by an English speaking waiter from Sri Lanka. Knowing he would have English speaking guests, he had kindly translated tonight's menu into English and printed it out for us. The food is surprisingly delicious and beautifully plated, you don't quite expect a French chef in a family type resort in Kusatsu. As it turns out the chef had worked at the embassy in Italy which explains it ...
... and we need help finding the Japanese restaurant. As it turns out we are the only people in the Japanese restaurant, the first course of our Kaiseki dinner is already waiting for us on our table. One of the courses is pork Shabu-Shabu, quite tasty! Also some sashimi, tempura, broiled fish, egg custard and of course rice and soup at the end. Well prepared and nicely presented, but the Kaiseki dinner we had two years ago in the Sekitei Ryokan was the best we ever ...
... the passing scenery, the locals going about their daily lives. Quite noticeable is the change from suited businessmen to the casual clothing away from the city.
Once in Tomita it is "follow the crowd" to our destination..
A walk of approx. one kilometre takes you to a floral heaven on earth!
The photo sessions have begun before even entering the reception/ gift shop area. Potted plants, bushes ...
Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
Going to see the winter cherry trees. First we go to Jô Mine Koen.
We arrive when it's still a bit light, and wait until it's dark to get some illuminations.
At arrival we had a nice view over the lake. then we went to the park itself.
There were not so much flowers blooming, a bit too early in the season, but it was nice to catch sakura and momiji at same time.
Little stop at the local shop, there were plenty vegetables, ...
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