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Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
... sweets... and grasshoper.
I finally saw how looks the konyaku root, used to make the famous konyaku batake.
So, after the shop, the night arrived, and illuminations started. We had to follow the way with many yellow lights, we arrived at a kind of light village, with some Xmas decorations.
After to have walked and took pictures all around, we leave that place, and drive to Sakurayama, hoping to get a bit ...
... city, without any tourist around.
The sun dissappears quite quickly during this season, and temperature decrease really fast. It's better to start returning to the station, walking through another way to see a bit more of Honjō.
Good idea, as on the way, I did some extra pictures, old houses-street decorations-etc ... and found a manju shop. Although I know nobody will speak English, I decided to enter because I saw written ...
... checking all tracks number info. It was not too difficult in fact when you got how the line's info is written. Only 5 min train to reach Miyahara.
Finally arrived to Miyahara, then I joined the younger sister and we took her car to go directly to Kawagoe.
We went first to a shrine, were was held also a flower contest. We can also enter one of the temples... time for shoes-off and wearing slippers.
There was an interesting area there, GOHYAKU ...
No big plan today, I prefer that we take time to rest together.
Getting a really quick breakfast while he is in the shower ... can't wait until the lunch before to have any food in my stomac.
Starting then the day later, buffet restaurant, eat as much as you want. Good quality food (local and/or organic). We ate way too much ^^
The dessert, from China, is a kind ...
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