Sento Otani Hotel
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... was attached to the station. Chris gingerly crossed the road to test the water and get a tourist map while Annabelle took her funky flip flop socks off and prepared herself to get extremely cold feet.
With a map in hand we found our way across to Station Street, hoping to get as far as the towns canal which was the most famous part of Kinosaki. Although we struggled with the initial slush which was about 6 inches ...
... bot dish of boiled vegetables and tofu with a sauce for dipping (also very good). After dinner we had one last Onsen to fit in before bed and that was Mandara-yu. This was also a lovely Onsen, very pretty and traditional, if smaller than the rest, but its major attraction was that it had a traditional rotemburo (Wooden Japanese barrel bath) outside, and it was the first time that either of us had used one of these!
After a long journey and ...
... that the onsen experience already starts when walking with those sandals - they are not flat, but have two pieces of wood underneath which means that an unaccustomed foreigner like me needs to be terribly careful not to land on her nose! And as a result - I am walking half of my usual pace (which for Japanese standards is far too fast anyways, I am constantly taking people over, including men...)... It just feels like being ...
... way,you would think you were invisible if it werent for all the pointing! They also stank! We really hoped that these passengers werent a good representation of what chinese people were really like.
As we leave Japan,the water is clear & the scenery is mountainous & pretty, arrriving in shanghai the chinese water is brown & the scenery is very industrial & ...
... until the wind picked up and it started raining. We then moved to a nearby bathroom, locked the door and finished the night there. It was fun for a night but I would not do it everyday of the trip. There was a lot of wildlife there and at some point in the middle of the night I noticed a big crane fishing in the lake only a few feet from where we slept. The area was also full of big ...
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