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... the Frank Lloyd Wright station at 11 am tomorrow for the journey back to Tokyo and then on to Narita airport for our flight home. Qantas has changed the departure time to 2 hours earlier than originally scheduled so I hope they will be changing the connection time from Brisbane to Canberra.
So to finish the last blog from Japan, we ...
... 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 ...
Today I took a train up to the mountains north of Tokyo to a touristy town called Nikko. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage site. I left a bit too late in the day to see everything I wanted to, but visited a shrine from the 1600's of shogun Tokugawa ...
... to the Nikko nature reserve and in that reserve is the most lavishly decorated temple complex of Japan. There is a buddhist temple, several shinto shrines, a bunch of mausolea and a pagoda, a bunch of torii's and a number of gates. All this in a thick forest with majestic cedars on a mountain. It is amazingly beautiful. Leading up to the entrance is a very famous bridge, of course there was a wedding party here as well: the area is ...
... one is chic 5 star and has sublime elegance. It has a shared Onsen in the open air and looks right out to the woods. As you sit in the mineral water naked (compulsory) you have the scent of the trees, and rustle of the leaves soothing you. No city hotel can offer that.
Today we visited the world heritage temple site next door, now head back down to busy Tokyo for three days. At least one more Japan blog to come..
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