TripAdvisor Reviews Sendai Hotel Satsumasendai
Travel Blogs from Satsumasendai
... s , which without my newly updated map finder, I never would have discovered. Sometimes this pads literally seem to direct you into private peoples home, even through cemetery, but it always proved to be the correct way.
Further down south, mountains became the scenery again, not one mountain, many mountains!
I do not mind to climb, but of course your average speed starts to slow down, and your timetable to reach your ...
... like a forested mountain summit and on the other houses built on the slopes of said mountain, and immediately being addressed in the absolutely friendly and inquisitive manner of kids made quite the impression on me. After a few exchanges and the mention of Hollandia, which was met by laughs and curious glances, I left with a huge smile on my face.
Having spent the last week with Amy and Reena was enormously fun, but being on my own again certainly gets my creative ...
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
... are 5 Johns in this tour group, so it gets a bit confusing) had lunch at the small noodle place in the station. It was that small that I had missed it completely. The udon noodles there were delicious, maybe because we were starving by that stage. There was a roasted chestnut place across the road so I darted off to buy some. Not as large and not as tasty as the ones at the roadside diner that Shigeki took us to.
We were back ...
Next day (Sunday) we had the restored steam train #58654 from Kumamoto to Hitoyshi then
SL Hitoyoshi from Hitoyoshi to Yoshimatsu
through rural Japan stopping 2-3 times at lovely wooden 100 yr old stations. Some stations had food available such as Nashi pears and tempura vegetables
Unfortunately the day was wet, light rain fell nearly all day, the tail end of a ...