Mihara Kokusai Hotel
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Another massive day, but the weather has turned and the heavens have opened up wide! Train trip to Arashiyama where we experienced Batik making. After chosing the design and the article we wanted to work on, we set about with paint brushes and hot wax to trace and paint! The finished products are amazing! The little old lady, who we dubbed Elsie, helped me draw cherry blossom, my name and the date in Japanese. They have been in this business for over 50 years, ...
Took the early morning train from Hiroshima to Onomichi to start my 70km cycling trip to Imbari. Was looking forward to the trip. This trip reminds me of the cycling through Vancouver islands. Island hopping. It is very easy to go from one place to the next. All routes are well ...
... straight down to Hishio Bathing Beach. Haha! Sure it does - not!! Everything went according to plan in the beginning. I had a nice stroll around the island. Met 250 scouts who ALL yelled Ohayo Gozaimasu (good morning) or Konnichiwa (hello). I had no voice left after that incident. But they were cute in their round straw hats and the wee ones bounced their way along the road. Then things went a bit sour. I got to the sign that told me to turn right for route 376. So far so ...
... park beneath it. The moat with giant carp - and turtles. Screeching old trams. It's cosy. So I stayed for a coffee and people-watching. Then I bid my goodbye and left just as the lunch hour struck. I got pretty infuriated later that afternoon though. Imabari struck some real bad chords. The one day that my pmt levels peaked beyond belief was the wrong day for a hotel to email out a map that sent me wild goose chasing across town for ...
... flipped so the pancake it topped with a beaten egg and finished with special sauce. Oh, and it's all cooked in front of you and you eat it straight off the hot plate with a hera( a utensil that looks like a cake server thingy). It was freakin amazing! It's a Hiroshima specialty and we were all glad that the other restaurant was closed. Hiroshima was great, but next it's off to Osaka... Highlights: Okonomiyaki for dinner The Peace Park and Museum Cheap ...
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