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Friendly clerks, 6 mat room, ensuite with Japanese style toilet, western style down the hall. 3 onsen, and you can reserve 1 hour per night's stay. Small balcony on the room. Street noise audible, not dark. Aircon, thin futon. Net computer in lobby. Laundry 200 yen.
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It was a very scenic 45 minute train ride through the mountains to our next destination, Yufuin on the Yufuin Express – a historic sightseeing train with all wooden finishes including hardwood oak floors. Yufuin is fairly small in size about 15,000 people but many tourists arrive each day to take in the charms of this town and setting. The town sits in a valley surrounded by mountains – it has a bit of a Banff feel to it. The tourist stick to the ...
... managed to enjoy. But to be honest, I would not do it twice ;) After the sand bath, you shower and go in the onsen to further relax. Even if the sand bath was on the beach and had a great view (see picture) we only enjoyed it after the bath as the only thing we could see when we were lying was the blue sky of Beppu (which was totally ok as we are so lucky with the weather... We are almost always wandering around in our short ...
... most animals in the aquarium did not have enough room to move around. Our hotel has an outdoor onsen bath with sea view ;) our room also has a sea view and a massage chair. I believe that earlier in our trip, we told you about a massage that we had in Kanazawa. The ladies there had very strong hands and were pressing our bodies so hard.... Well this chair does exactly the same. It is a ...
... up close because the tide was low. We then decided to hike up to the top of the island. Wow! This was a great hike, the prettiest hike I've ever done. Along the way we visited other shrines and we were able to witness a private ceremony. Cool! We continued to hike up to 2000 feet on stairs alone!!!! It was tough, but we did it. And it was worth it! The views from the observatory were incredible. We decided to take the cable car down and that was also cool! Our next stop ...
... western Japan. An 'arcade' here is a long street shopping area that is usually covered. All towns have one of these and it's always fun to visit them! They have so many things and they package everything so beautifully!!!! For example, they'll put a cookie in a wrapper, then the cookies go in a box, then wrap the box, then sealed with a ribbon to look like a present!!!! Jeez!! Now on to Beppu! We arrived with a mission...... to visit an ...