Hotel Area One Okayama
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... Maples and plums. Autumn leaves not as evident as we are further south and not as cold yet, but Okayama does get some snow in winter. There is lots of water features, channels, ponds and lakes and it is all at varying levels which the engineer picked up and gave me a lesson in water hydraulics, water flow velocities, cumecs and that sort of stuff. For something finished in 1700, it is a pretty complex and smart piece of design.
... well south of Takayama. So some time for reflections.
Everything talks to you in Japan or makes a noise of some sort. The escalators, the lifts, the trains, the little machines the train cleaners push along the station, etc. They are particularly fond of a jingle. One plays just before a train departs or arrives at a train station which seems essential as so many people go to sleep on the train, it at least wakes ...
... br> today. It was fun to spend the time with Maiko and her family. They were so
gracious. Miku their oldest daughter (8 years old) did her very best to try to
communicate in English – I think if she were to spend a month in Canada she
would be speaking English in no time! Kokota (4) would talk away in Japanese
not quite understanding why we wouldn’t answer back! They both fell fast asleep
in the car ride back to ...
... we bought last night and topped off the toast - we knew it would come in handy!
We are speeding along on the super express Shinkansen to Okayama and just passing through Osaka which is huge, spread out to the hills in the distance. We change trains at Okayama going to Chayamachi, then a local train to Uno and ...
It was somewhat out of necessity that we were staying in Okayama for the weekend. We'd looked at various places to stay, and found that almost everywhere was booked up. We learnt this was because the weekend was another Japanese holiday. Okayama did at least have available hotel rooms, though they were expensive. We arrived on the bullet train from Hiroshima, and walked the 400 metres or so to the hotel. The hotel was nice, and it was the first time ...