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... br> today. It was fun to spend the time with Maiko and her family. They were so
gracious. Miku their oldest daughter (8 years old) did her very best to try to
communicate in English – I think if she were to spend a month in Canada she
would be speaking English in no time! Kokota (4) would talk away in Japanese
not quite understanding why we wouldn’t answer back! They both fell fast asleep
in the car ride back to ...
... we bought last night and topped off the toast - we knew it would come in handy!
We are speeding along on the super express Shinkansen to Okayama and just passing through Osaka which is huge, spread out to the hills in the distance. We change trains at Okayama going to Chayamachi, then a local train to Uno and ...
... our hotel. Now this is not your run of the mill hotel, mind you: this is a museum of modern art that also has some rooms. We have a room in the beach house, this is a seperate building from the museum, at the beach, with a view over the beach and onto the landmark of the museum: the yellow pumpkin with black polka dots. It's just perfect, the room is huge and luxurious, the view is perfect, the sound of the waves in the background is very relaxing ...
... via a Shinkansen or bullet train. Now they are fun, impressive and efficient. Kurashiki is known as a canal town. Unfortunately there is only one remaining today. The town used the canals to power the cotton mills. We stayed at the Ivy Square Hotel which used to be a mill. The baths are where the water wheel used to be. We love the fact that they kept the inner square ...
... the Achi Shrine. It was basically at the top of this extremely steep hill. There were so many stairs! But once we made it to the top it was completely worth it because the view was breathtaking! The area at the top had a Temple and other buildings. It was also extremely quiet. I felt very peaceful while I was there and of course I took many pictures! People came to the temple to do a quick prayer and enjoy the scenery. ...
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