Nasushiobara Grand Hotel
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... But he really enjoyed the fighting, sword battles and smoke screen get away.
After the show, we went into the Ninja Trick Maze. It starts out winding through a beautiful Japanese garden, then through a cave and before you know it, you're lost in the maze. Literally. If not for the "Give Up" escape hatch, we'd probably still be in there.
We headed to the back of the park to see a few wax museums which were ...
... he was buried here but the area had begun to fall into obscurity after originally being a training center for monks.
I make a bee line for the Tosho-gu a Shinto shrine encompassed over multiple intricately carved, gold leaf covered buildings. I spot the infamous hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil monkeys but I am more impressed with the carvings on the store ...
Today was spent exploring Nikko. This is a city of approximately 90 000 people but I honestly do not know where they were all hiding as it seemed like a quiet, sleepy village. It very much reminded me of Kimberley, BC as it seemed very similar in nature. We started with a short walk by our guest house toward Kanman-ga-fuchi abyss. There were rows of Buddhas along the river. The river also had a bunch of rapids along it with the water looking ...
... lovely Australian guy with great taste in music, and Scout. This morning we went for a swim in the river - it was surprisingly cold but wonderfully refreshing! And now we're saying a fond goodbye to Nikko, and heading off to Kyoto with a bottle full of fresh mountain water from Scout's 42foot-deep well (that he dug himself). This stop has really been a pleasantly surprising highlight of the trip thus far - hopefully we'll make it back some day.
... that we didn't make it to the National park at Nikko, so I'll have to save that for a later trip.
One small side story. Once we got back to the hotel, I needed to wash clothes, so I trundled down to the two washing machines and put my clothes into one of them. When I came back to check on them, an Australian woman was reaching for my machine. I politely told her that I was using that machine to which said that she had also put her ...
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