Okayama Koraku Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
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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.
... so smooth, you have to resist the urge to sleep. Australia needs good fast trains between its major hubs, especially Sydney/Melbourne.
We travelled through rugged mountainous country that had towns spread on the narrow flatter areas adjoining the river, but then once you hit the plains it is wall to wall development. We got a sight of the inland sea but not too much to get excited about other than getting a feel for ...
... 8211; every time! Having said that,
on the major routes all of the stops are announced in Japanese as well as
English which is very helpful.
Some of you may remember that we hosted a couple of young
Japanese girls prior to having Nobuko live with us. Strangely enough one of
them – Maiko – sent us a lovely letter and photos before we left for Japan. She
had no idea that we were coming this way. She is ...
... 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 ...
... some bamboo groves, found tucked away shrines, and so many beautiful and colourful carp in the lake. There were some giant herons in cages at one end, which we couldn't take good pictures of due to the wiring. It was a very peaceful setting.
We walked back towards our hotel and picniced by a water fountain opposite. We collected our bags and made use of our JR passes for the last time, and headed to our next destination - Osaka, again!