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Day 4 we explored the area on bikes again this time heading up through a forest to the Arita dam and lake area - it was stunning scenery. Next stop was the local bakery, which we love, where everything is made from scratch, including mini pizzas which are delicious. We have made friends with the owner Takako – she was so sweet and presented me with handmade porcelain thimbles that she made herself. The next day she gave Brad a ...
... it was surprisingly similar to going into Ketchikan, Alaska…just much warmer and more humid.
We used the local tram system to get around. It was nice, easy to use, and inexpensive (unlimited rides for the 3 of us for the day for about $15). They have 4 different tram lines that can get you close to most of the sights. The stops are numbered so it’s relatively easy to keep track of where you need to get off.
We started off at ...
... parks was powerful enough. I wanted to get away and see how Nagasaki has rebuilt in over the years, and see what the modern city had to offer.
Again, I started by going up high to get a vantage point so hailed a taxi to take us over the river from town and up the mountain on the other side to an observatory 333 metres up. As before, it was a highlight with an even more dramatic view than Busan. It's certainly a more attractive city, they call it the ...
... We have the Japan Rail pass, but we don't know where we ll be next. We do have an idea of cities we want to visit, but we are really just winging it. We are not worried because we feel safe and we love the adventure. For example, we wanted to stay one more night in Nagasaki, but there was no more room at the inn (ha ha ha). So we looked at the map and Kumamoto looked good, so we are headed there for one night only. From ...
gardens, tiny kitchen, which had been replaced since then …but a small
interesting place.. Walked through the back streets, seeing the homes, a lot
were restored and very old, the cemetery, where it was explained Families are
buried in a small tomb, after cremation, together for generations, and the
statues of refined Buddha’s at the entrance , with their red capes, because
they believe you cross the river to the ...