Onomichi Port Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Onomichi
... road with a blue line that you follow as well as with signs often. There is the main recommended route but also other routes you can take to see different things along the way. We were going to try and go off the main route on Mukaishima but it started to get hilly and we were realising how bad our bikes were already. We only had 3 gears and with big backpacks in the child seats it made it harder going and a bit wobbly. We decided therefore to go back and stick to the ...
... It is quite small so you can walk around it easily. It has lots of hills in the middle so you can go down all kinds of trails. We set off along the coast and climbed up a trail. We got some beautiful views and saw lots of rabbits. We started heading downwards and found ourselves in a big field and right near the only place to stay and also eat on the island. At this point a bit of disaster struck. Dave lost his footing and landed on his ankle badly. ...
... ve gained 10-15lbs in two weeks sort of fat, it occurs to me that this trip is as much of a culinary adventure as it is anything else so with a minimal amount of prodding I acquiesce and we head out for late night tempura.
Unfortunately, we arrive just after the tempura place locks it's doors. Oh well, across the street lighted lanterns (indicating an open restaurant I think) swing from half a dozen doorways. We pick the first ...
As we got to sleep pretty late the night before and we had to wake up sort of early to get our free breakfast - 9AM - it didn't surprise me that we were both feeling pretty tired after breakfast. On this day we would travel to the outskirts of Hiroshima and perhaps take a bike ride between some of the islands on the Japanese Inland Sea. Once again while there is plenty of water to surf on in this region the WindGuru ...
... toilets with no doors. After drinking copious amounts of ginger tea James almost used one when no one was around - but luckily realised at the last minute that they were some sort of beauty treatment, filled with tea that could be lit from below. We're still not 100% sure what that was about! After the 8 steps (3 ovens/steam rooms, 2 outdoor baths, the sea, the sandy beach and can't remember what the other step was!), it was time to pad back inside, ...
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