Mihara Station Hotel
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... pirate castle. This was on a hill (of course) and looked pretty cool. We walked up and looked around the few buildings they had there. We then decided to pay to go into the museum. This ended up not being worth it. It was just one room and practically nothing was in English. As we were walking out, an English guy told Dave he should put on this pirate armour and hold a sword which you could apparently do. This is how we met Ben. Dave decided just to try the sword out ...
... could see what was happening. Then we went to the tasting area. There were lots to try and it was a help yourself deal so help ourselves we did! The next one we visited, Fukubijin, was like a small shop and had no tasting (boooooo!) but we bought a small bottle from here. The next place, Saijotsuru, had tastings and a very helpful lady who told us about different sake types. I couldn't resist getting a small bottle of plum sake. Then we found the last ...
... home seriously put these to shame." I suppose this is why many Americans and perhaps other folks who don't like Japanese cuisine really struggle here. The Japanese seem to be very good with their own cuisines but perhaps they are too precise to get sloppy stuff right? I'm not sure what the deal is exactly but I have enjoyed "Mister Donut." Yes, it seems they do get Donuts right and today I sampled a fairly wide variety both after breakfast ...
... and a short walk later we had arrived at our hotel in Onomichi. Unfortunately at this point my feet are very sore and I am in no mood to go biking between any islands. As it turns out the weather is kind of rainy and gray and it doesn't take much to talk Erika into a rest day. We dine on Ramen a block from our hotel and call it a night pretty early. Nothing to see here, at least that we bothered to take photos of on this day.
... chatting to a Taiwanese woman who told us that the group were part of a health/business conference as the owner of the hotel believes that a healthy body and mind makes for a healthy business. Strangely, when we asked her why her English was so good she said hat she had studied in Edinburgh as well! To finish the bizarre day a man from the group stood up and started playing the saxophone. What an experience and certainly not one mentioned in the Rough ...
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