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... booked my next night to sleep.
For a change, this was a bit a different kind of hostel. It's very Japanese style, you sleep on tatami, breakfast is miso soup and rice. Guests are here from Holland, England, Australia and Japan.
I decided actually to stay here an extra day, it's great to be with a bunch of people, where you feel so welcome!
Tomorrow, I will ...
... the smallest of the train museums that we had been to. There was the original bullet train from 1964. It had done over 10 million kilometres which is equivalent to circling the earth about 24 times. There was another "normal" local train there as well as a steam engine train. This was nothing compared with the other museums which had 15 trains or more on their premises.
We went into the next building which was a memorial to Shinjo Sogo. He had a dream of ...
... of the island from the top but oh what a ride.
We found the museum in the end. Owen was already there with some of the group who had opted to catch the local bus. We told him that he had seriously underestimated the distance. Anyway, I guess we needed the exercise considering we have been sitting in trains for close to 1.5 weeks.
The first thing that we did was to find a cafe for a nice cold drink. It must have been at ...
... station (of course) and then walked slowly down to the other end of the park. The map gave the impression that it this might take all
day, but fortunately it was a large scale map and it ony took us a couple of hours. On the rather large lake there was a 30min boat trip, Just two to a boat. It would have been lovely but we just too late to take the last boat of the day.
... s associated with the Ohara Museum. The Annex (more modern art), Modern Asian art, Craft Art and the Kojima Memorial Gallery. Everything from prehistory pieces to funky multimedia from this year. A wander of the the old streets and then along the shopping strip that leads back to the Train Station. Today was a focus on bikes. Riders of all ages and can be in their 60s and 70s and the females may outnumber the males. Almost ...
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