Maebashi Mercury Hotel
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... cycling along today. I was more just enjoying a final ride in Japan and perhaps the year as the cold, wet weather has returned to Vancouver. In essence, cycling in Japan has all of the above features but it's also a fun, cool place to ride your bike.
But back to yesterday's ride. I was able to make good time on the cycling road to the lake, arrived during the lunch hour and made my way to the restaurant I had found on Google Maps. I wasn't sure it was open as there ...
... of the Kanto plain which comprises Greater Tokyo, home to about 35 million people, it takes about 5 to 6 km to get to the countryside. As I said the other day, Iiyama was a perfect experience and it may be sometime before I feel that way again. I may have been spoiled for life and nothing else will compare.
Tomorrow will also be the final ride of my tour before I return to Tokyo on Sunday and get ready to fly back.
... It also got colder as I climbed higher but the colour of the leaves became more vibrant. At one point, I rose up onto a highland area that contained some kind of a windmill-shaped building. Eventually, I came to a huge green building that is a visitor centre for hikers. Apparently, this area has a well known trail that is traversed by hikers that go from lodge to lodge. The innkeeper informed that there were a group of 13 Canadians staying at the inn next week who would be ...
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 ...
Having missed out on an organised tour to the Ashikaga Flower Park , it is a self guided option for us today..
Should be easy enough!
Catch the train from Hamamatsucho north to Omiya station a journey of approx. 40 minutes, then transfer to another line to get to Oyama.. another 30 minutes .. and finally a small local train through to Tomita station.. an approx. 30 minutes further.
Time to sit ...
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