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... our decision to book all our train legs before we left Tokyo was the right way to go.
The Shinkasen is the Sakura which reaches a top speed of 300km an hour and it was noticeably faster than the previous bullet trains we had ridden on. You have this urge to fasten your seat belt as it is so much like air travel. Again, there was lots of tunnels, but we got good glimpses of the verdant green hilly countryside, the rice and vegetable ...
... at the end of the meal
just before dessert). I can’t explain every course we had but I have included a
number of photos. The presentation of the food was beyond belief – each item
displayed in a different piece of pottery or porcelain with numerous types of
garnishes, all of which were edible. Breakfast the next day was another
extravaganza – mainly savoury items. No pancakes, waffles or cereal here! ...
A very wet morning.
Upstairs for breakfast and then into the car for a drive around the town. It was lovely looking at all of the old traditional houses and beautiful green mountains.
Some sandwiches for lunch and then, as the weather was fining up, another park found.
It was here I gave Pete his best Father’s day present, I caved in and agreed to return home early. Pete has wanted to go ...
Almost 12 hours sleep, I think we may have been tired or I may have just laid still, avoiding any movement to maximise as much quiet time as I can.
Up to level 3 for the buffet breakfast. I think we may be the only Westerners that have visited here in the last 50 years.
Traditional Japanese breakfast with enough pieces to fill our stomachs and plenty of coffee.
Short run along the river and then some time ...
... paths to ride on, they are all blocked off and don't seem to open until 7am (more rules).
Back to the apartment for breakfast and to pack up as today we are heading inland to Hita.
Great driving by Pete once again with a stop for lunch at a motorway roadhouse along the way.
Too early to check in so we parked the car at the hotel and went for a wander. It is was quite warm but managed a small walk along the river, over ...