Okunikko Konishi Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... for me which I haven't had since a child! They have some odd switches and dials near the bed which I'm sure stopped working before Led Zeppelin. Anyway the leisure wear they give you to wear around the resort grounds was fun, and the onsen (natural hot spring) was very relaxing.
Nikko town is more up to date and we stayed in a traditional Ryokan again for a night before we headed back down to crazy Tokyo again. The only difference ...
... of hours, we had lunch at a local restaurant in town, another outstanding bento box with noodles, soup, fish and a number of indecipherable items.
From lunch we took a short ride to Kegon Falls. We were able to view the falls from several observations spots and got some good group pictures that I will try and add later.
... I noticed as I waited for my good and observing others in the restaurant is that Japanese actually use forks and knives when they eat steak.I opted for 10 random yakitori, rice, and a local Nikko beer. I had to splurge on my last good meal. I'm not 100% sure of everything I got but most of it was good. The only one I didn't eat is some very chewy version of beef (I think) and the hard parts of what I'm guessing is what they had on the menu as cartilage. ...
... I wandered around and being a little vertically challenged myself ( aka short ****) picked a spot behind some elderly Japanese women who looked to be only about five feet tall so figured even when they stood up I'd be able to see! Once again Japan hospitality prevailed as they looked around at the fat western bloke sweating in the sun stood behind them and eventually asked where I was from ( I realised the question this time from yesterday's ...
... going on (we later asked a gentleman who said that it was to celebrate 400 years since the shrine was founded - by his family in fact, i.e. Tokugawa i.e. the old shogun i.e. major Japanese aristocracy!) - walked to the Ganman-ga-fuchi abyss: a lovely shaded walk alongside the river with waterfalls en route and around 50 Narabi-jizo ...