Park Inn Kiryu
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... and so spoke some English. They were visiting the husband's family in Teshima. We saw them later as we waited for the bus and they were boarding the ferry to return to their home. An American couple who had hired the island's only taxi, asked us how we had managed to get around all the museums, it was nice to say "through the generosity of locals".
We have at times struggled with the local cuisine and the lack of variety in each prefecture. The formality ...
... not the place to dine so we held off though it was about 7pm. We were dropped off in Shinjuku near the train station to find our own way back to the hotel at Shinagawa.
Dinner was in Shinjuku Station as too sick to bother. Great affordable food in the stations. Many of the places have photos of what they offer and a vending machine where you order your food and drinks. Nice young man helped us work it out. Huge serve ...
... gates we passed the drum tower and Honchi-do before going up another set of stairs and into the main gate building. Unfortunately, the Yomeimon gate, said to be the most beautiful in Japan, is completely under renovation covered inside and out with plain walls. The main shrine building too is under renovation. However, it was mostly covered with scaffolding, so I could at least see some of its beautiful carvings and golden splendor. Our guide left us at the gates to the tomb ...
... way but I haven't been disappointed. That's part of the adventure - just going to a restaurant or an inn by chance and hoping for the best and usually being pleasantly surprised.
The route was mostly flat and comprised virtually all cycling roads that are situated on top of the dikes that line the river to this lake. It was about a 70 km return trip and I would arrive in time for lunch. From being disappointed due to the earlier rain, it now felt good to be on the ...
It was a drizzly day when I got up this morning so I waited for the drizzle to ease up and went for a short ride. I stopped at the site of Japan's oldest university, the Ashikaga School, which was founded in the 1400's. I toured the grounds for about 30 minutes before continuing on my way. I barely got out of the city into the countryside when the drizzle started up again so I decided to turn back.
On the way, I ...
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