Saitama Grand Hotel Honjo
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Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
... But it was still bit too early again.
We had to pay 500 yen to enter the area with the car, recieved a nice "pass" and drink ticket.
Indeed we recieved a ticket to get a free "amazake", a hot alcool made with rice, milky texture... I couldn't drink it in full, it's not strong but I'm far than milk lover.
At least it was warming my hands after the long walk in Sakurayama.
Walking the evening in woods, parks is ...
... temples are linked to cemetary, something I didn't see in Tokyo, Kyoto etc... So, you feel that you have to be even more respectful while visiting these places.
First temple was really small, but the "gate" building seemed so old. Others were a bit bigger, but also interesting. One of them was surrounded by barriers, engraved with red texts.
The visit ended and although it was not long, it was really interesting to walk in a ...
... gifts), aswell as many traditional items like handmade knives (extremely expensive!), matcha stores (green tea powder), etc...
It's pity that it was a rainy day, couldn't make good enough pictures to show the real atmosphere of this city. If you like traditional places, Kawagoe is definitely a spot to visit.
The sister noticed a building, she found this funny ... well, in fact when you are in Japan it looks indeed a bit unusual. There was a church in the ...
... with a coconut or almond taste. If I understood well, it's made with the apricot seed...
Then, we go in a small rose park in Maebashi, near to Takasaki. There were bit more roses than Ashikaga. The visit is quickly made, and weather starts to be too cold to stay outside.
Back to home, we get the dinner prepared by the sister.
Pas de grosse visite pour ...