Onomichi Port Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Onomichi
... spectacular views of the hillside, river and huge boulders below...think Puffing Billy on steroids! An awesome experience! As dusk fell we headed to a quaint riverside town to witness cormorant fishing. Birds on leashes, diving for fish from ancient looking boats. The fishermen keep the large fish while the birds get the rest. Sake on the banks of the river, in the rain, with paper lanterns swaying in the breeze completed our day. This was the longest. Home after ...
Took the early morning train from Hiroshima to Onomichi to start my 70km cycling trip to Imbari. Was looking forward to the trip. This trip reminds me of the cycling through Vancouver islands. Island hopping. It is very easy to go from one place to the next. All routes are well ...
... meets sea meets steel. Throw in a few palm trees and so much forest that it makes the colour green envious, well.. It's a feast for eyes and soul. And my camera. Since I did some work at Uni on this guy called Outerbridge Jr the way I look at the world has changed forever. It's all about the lines and the angles. And the construction itself of the bridge had countless of both. Which more than doubled as light and shadow created even more. It was line porn. I thought ...
... preferred the free one in my guesthouse. Besides enjoying hot springs (every day) I did some coffee shop hopping and ate a lot of sushi at one of those places where it comes on a revolving wee train track and you just pick what you feel like. Yum! I also combed the shopping arcade for bargains and found a Sonic Youth 'Goo' t-shirt at half price. Very happy with that one. Will come in handy now when I chuck the smelly and stained hiking ...
... better taste. We have cycled through the sun beach -lovely sand beach surrounded by mountains, with good light you can get an amazing photographs there and enjoy the sunset.
We caught the ferry back to Onomichi, our Japanese friend left us to catch a train back to Himeji, so the three of us want to get some food. We stopped at a lovely local place, where we got a set menu with some raw fish, vegetables, rice, fish soup, tempura and dessert- all funny decorated! ...
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