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... It is close to the port from were I will take tonight the ferry to Okinawa.
This will be a 25 hour trip, after which I will soon after meet my wife Elisabeth again, who will fly in from Australia!
Well, next time you may hear from both of us from the lovely Island Okinawa, a place I lived with my family for four years, a place with many nice memories, nice to be there again and see what changed in the last fifteen ...
... outside to walk around a bit. I’ve packed my laptop, just in case inspiration hits me, or I feel like watching a film somewhere. I wander around aimlessly, having no idea what I want to do. I am not quite hungry yet, or at least don’t feel like eating a full meal, so I move into the nearest convenience store and purchase a rice ball of unknown properties and a small bottle of whisky (or whiskey, I don’t know whether the Japanese sort knows or cares which it belongs ...
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
We had an earliesh breakfast at about 6.45am. We didn't have to be at the station till about 8.30am but Owen said to be there 15 minutes earlier. Anyway, we checked out of this very nice Sheraton Hotel and got to the station by 7.45am. There were a few from the tour already there.
We caught the 8.42am shinkansen to Shin-Yamaguchi arriving there at 9.28am. From there, we caught the steam engine train, the SL Yamaguchi-go, to ...
... ride to the Miyajima island where the iconic red Torii gate is situated. I am sure you have seen pictures of it. Owen wanted us to get there at sunset so that we get the classic photo of the setting sun glistening on the water- which we did. See photos. Lots of other tourists we all had to walk about 700m from the ferry to the viewing point, we walked beside a little stretch of sand. Every 3-4 metres or so there was ...
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