Naruto Hotel Hama
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... 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. ...
... As we were running out of time before the park was due to close we practically ran around the park and managed to do most of the 1hr & 40 minute walk in 30 minutes, whilst also carrying 15kg each!!
Naruto was ok if you're passing through it but we wouldn't recommend just heading there, so maybe a thumbs down. However, ritsurin park was beautiful and we would have liked to spend longer there so probably a thumbs up.
Next stop Kotohira and a ryokan ...
... see 'Dogma' or 'Clerks' or any other movie they're in. One never speaks. One never shut the hell up! And these two towns men were just like that. On top of everything Japanese elderly Jay phoned his wife who came up the mountain in her car with more food, beer and sake. Sacred henro hut turned into party hut. And I found a Mukade (poisonous centipede) hovering above my backpack. Typical. I fell asleep early (surprise!) but woke up by heavy crying. Young henro guy was sobbing his ...
... finishing a sweet miso pork on rice. Yum!! And a cold Kirin to fight off a heat stroke, ha! I wanted to practise my Japanese on the staff but they just giggled. The young boy had of course lived in Canada for a few months and spoke great English. Oh well, better luck next time. Spent the rest of the afternoon down by the river. The only place in town with a light breeze. Even ducks and pigeons were quieter than usual. I was still amazed by the stillness. I had read that the ...
... it is an idea to visit the museum. In fact, the museum is huge and you can easily kill three or four hours. Incidentally, an adult ticket costs JPY3,000, or USD38. I reached the museum at 9:10, or 20 minutes before its opening hour and I killed time there until 12:50.
The museum was a five-storey building and visitors gent down to the third basement level first and then went up to the upper levels. The first painting I saw was a reproduction of ...
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