TripAdvisor Reviews Misaki Hitohira Kashiwazaki
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Breakfast in the hotel which was an odd mix of Japanese with some western options. You can hear gunshots all the time, as we are in an orchard area they use it to frighten the birds so they won't ruin the fruit. The apples are HUGE and delicious. They is also lots of persimmons and enormous, very expensive grapes. The grapes are covered in plastic bags on the vine to keep them free of imperfections. The rice is being harvested and there ...
... and so spoke some English. They were visiting the husband's family in Teshima. We saw them later as we waited for the bus and they were boarding the ferry to return to their home. An American couple who had hired the island's only taxi, asked us how we had managed to get around all the museums, it was nice to say "through the generosity of locals".
We have at times struggled with the local cuisine and the lack of variety in each prefecture. The formality ...
... always remain in my heart. Some memories are distant and some have faded, yet when I cast my mind back to that time its as clear as the rising sun. To see the next entry please follow the link to my brand new site: http://www.memoirsofjapan.com ...
On Wednesday night I got back home. At the door was a mound of bags. Upstairs I heard footsteps, soft clasping of thick socks and wooden floor, was definitely my mum's. "What happened?" I asked. She walked downstairs and announced that her father, my grandfather, Ushizo, had passed away earlier the same day, aged 82. She did not look distraught by the death. But she looked stressed. "I am oh so unbelievably busy. Got to sort out ...
... the rice fields around their house. Kurio's parents are rice farmers and have been all their life. It was great to see into that lifestyle and get to learn about how things were, and how they are now. We then headed to Kurio's house to meet his family. On our way back to Phil's place we stopped at his Fujio's house to pick up our passports with the Laos visa inside. Just in time too, because we leave the country ...
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