Orient Hotel Kochi Wafu Bekkan Kichiman
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... out of the city, but never really out, because another one is coming.There is no need to plan to have enough food for the trip, if you are hungry or thirsty, another shop is always some where around the corner. After passing Kure and Takehara, two other big cities, I came along a bath resort close to the city of Mihara. Here, for once not in a city, this had to be the place where I set up my tent for the night.As long the weather allows, I am opting for ...
... it as a home rather than a castle.
Settled into a hotel for the night. Ten dollars more and I have my own room and bathroom. Heaven.
Quite hot and humid. Probably about 35 degrees. Makes walking hard and by the end of each day I feel quite exhausted. I see on the internet they are describing it as a heat wave in Japan and people are dying. However I wouldn't go that far.
... would use the correct term - typhoon, but we don't want to alarm the punters on board. Still, we ensure our little white caffeine pills are handy just in case.
With deck chairs lashed to the railings, and outside exits on decks 4, 11 & 12 locked for our safety, we queue up for tickets to the Ice Show then head to the towel folding at High Notes on deck ...
... kids are away the teachers don't get to play (the kids don't play either...they're too busy still participating in their club activities or cramming for entrance exams! We had it easy in the States...) so I'm in the office for eight hours a day...at a quiet desk...planning lessons and familiarizing myself with the Japanese education system...Quite the change from the hustle and bustle of pharmacy work!
Also, there is so much ...
... goal and it feels pretty good. Then the first thing I meet is a bus load of people getting off an air-conditioned bus. Fresh as daisies. Their tour-guide does the chanting while the group try to follow by reading in a book. Another tour guide gets all their booked stamped. Watching the kanji being written in the book is to me one of the spectacular things! It is so beautiful. Expensive but beautiful. And the tour group never sees it! It bugs me. ...