Renaissance Naruto Resort
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Naruto
... Nat bemused a monk by presenting her notebook to stamp – usually henro carry a separate special book to collect stamps and calligraphy from each temple as a memento.
The whole walk took less time than we expected as the terrain was mostly flat concrete roads through the villages between the temples. We didn't technically get lost this time, we just took a slightly longer route than we needed to because we misread a signpost. That ...
... did not have the same help. An evening with local young people busking, with balmy weather was great and we went for drinks and food later which rounded up a good day.
The final day here was uneventful, I had planned to go and catch a puppet show, but I had written down the time the bus gets to the theatre and not leaves. Missing the buss by 10min was frustrating, but meant that I had an easy morning walking around the many cherry blossoms in town absorbing the sun and eating ice ...
... with a few set hours in the evening for single showers and ohnsen.
In the meantime, there was much exploring of the soy sodden surroundings to be done. The buildings and trees all about the soy sauce factories truly were blackened by the sauce; the air smelled salty and delicious.
... had soba and grilled river trout and was treated to cookies by the super nice staff while I waited for the bus back to Oboke. Then There was a boat ride and a mega walk up a hill with creepy ghost statues, chatty oba sans that gave me candy and I even saw a tanuki! Then onsen at the hotel and back for a giant vegan dinner. Now that I am just getting my bearings and remembering more Japanese it is time to go. ...
From Koya-San we made our way to Shikoku island by ferry, where we headed to Kotahira. En route we stopped off at naruto to marvel at their whirlpools (or massive eddys) and takamatsu to wander about ritsurin park.
Naruto is apparently famed for its "whirlpools" which occur twice a day when the currents change direction. In the park, there is a walkway underneath a huge bridge with glass bottomed sections where you can look at the sea below you. Given some of ...