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... Oh no, I've booked a sex hotel". Turns out that I booked a place for honeymooning couples. And I showed up by myself. Awkward. Stupid interweb, not telling me these very important details! Although, in the internet's defence, I may well have read that information and not absorbed it because I was so tired. The other awkward thing about the hotel was that it was in a bit of an out-of-the-way location. Great for romance, but not practical in this weather with no ...
... sky's and fuji not blocked by any other mountains in the way(see pictures). Like the monkey park it was definitely worth the extra effort to get there and it is clear to see why the Japanese place such cultural and even spiritual importance on Fuji as it is so aesthetically pleasing and absolutely dwarfs everything around it. I'm off to Nagoya tomorrow as I head more into western ...
We whiled the morning away doing more window shopping after breakfast. We were to catch the train to Tachikawa after lunch as Shigeki and Norzin were meeting us at the Granduo Shopping Centre at 3pm.
We decided to stick to Kawasaki and wandered around looking for more lens filters. UV filters are so hard to come by now. They only have "protection filters" i.e. multicoated glass ones. Anyway, we bought one more and exchanged another ...
... we keep trying, sooner or later we'll get there. The question is where, which goal.
Alright, back to my travel journal. The shuttle was quite spacious, provided by the temple, and it's quiet there. Since it's not open to the public, we're the only guest for the night. Vegetarian diet was delicious, They even had a hot spring! No TV, no entertainment, and that's what a temple's for: meditation. On a rainy night, in remote mountains, perfect scene for detective stories!
... and cool slowly down. have a nap and recharge batteries. We are the only guests and have all the attention of the personell.
The onsen we can enjoy for the first time together and this is a perfect cure for our muscles to recover. There is even a refridgerator with beer available.
In our Yukata we are seated in the dining room and enjoy a great dinner and we take another bath before we retire.
What a nice treat after such a nice trip