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... anything. When we exited, I thought it'd be wise to put my shoes on first, convinced that he'd bolt as soon as his shoes were on. As I tied my second shoelace, he ran back inside the shrine. I quickly kicked my shoes off and rushed after him. I swear, " Gomen Nasai (I'm sorry)" is the Japanese phrase I use the most. We then entered the Honjido building. Inside a monk bangs sticks together underneath a ceiling with a large dragon painting. Directly under the dragons mouth the ...
... way but I haven't been disappointed. That's part of the adventure - just going to a restaurant or an inn by chance and hoping for the best and usually being pleasantly surprised.
The route was mostly flat and comprised virtually all cycling roads that are situated on top of the dikes that line the river to this lake. It was about a 70 km return trip and I would arrive in time for lunch. From being disappointed due to the earlier rain, it now felt good to be on the ...
... of the Kanto plain which comprises Greater Tokyo, home to about 35 million people, it takes about 5 to 6 km to get to the countryside. As I said the other day, Iiyama was a perfect experience and it may be sometime before I feel that way again. I may have been spoiled for life and nothing else will compare.
Tomorrow will also be the final ride of my tour before I return to Tokyo on Sunday and get ready to fly back.
... inn without any breaks. The descent was freezing. This side of the mountain was in the sun's shadow and the wind chill as I was speeding down the road made it even colder. Finally, I rolled in at around 5 PM after starting the day at 9 AM
At the inn, the only thing I wanted to do was go for a wash in the hot onsen water. After a long day's ride combined with the cold temperatures at the end, this would feel great. After a good soak and a stretch in the onsen, I came ...
We had a bit of a sleep in this morning before we went and met up with Seiji who was kind enough to offer to show us around Tokyo! He showed us how to purchase the Pasmo cards which was a godsend and made subway travel so much easier! We went to Akihabura for a look around electric town and then to Asakusa for some market stall shopping and a visit to the temple. I was lucky enough to stumble across a knife shop and hand selected ...
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