Shima Kanko Hotel The Classic
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... grandstand right opposite the pits, with a screen directly in front. Great seats. If there had been shade perfect! Only one of those and that stand VERY expensive. Saturday was practice 3 and qualifying. Dan was going great, first through all practices however finished 6th in Qualifying. Suzuka is amazing. The circuit is narrower than we expected and there are very few Europeans in the crowd. When all over a very orderly exit from the circuit and to the train ...
We spent the night at Ryokan Seikanso. So peaceful, quiet and traditional. Woke up to rain however it did clear. Left Nara 11'ish. Unfortunately the boys didn't believe me when I said we had to get off the train and change lines and that's where our adventure started. We ended up arriving at Ise an hour later than we should have however we met lots of wonderful Japanese rail officers and all were ...
... can swim.
After the Q&A, the women demonstrated their traditional dance. They tried to call for audience participation but that was not going to happen. All in all, it was a very enjoyable morning.
The bus took us back to the private railway station to catch the Shimakaze Sightseeing Limited Express train. This is slower than the JR train that we had but what a train. A few of us had the First Class seats. The others were in ...
... pearl lovers). We could also see a demonstration from the women
divers called “ana” in Japanese. There are still a few working pretty much in
the same conditions (no real equipment and diving in water of 10 degrees or
less) although overall the techniques have been modernised quite a lot from
Mikimito’s first creation of a cultivated pearl.
The following day, the sun was back (no doubt to celebrate ...
... the adult Spiny Lobster. Once they reach this form they continue to grow and shed their shell as need be until they reach adult size. I even had the opportunity to hold an Ise Ebi!
After going to his lab, Taisuke and I walked back to Toshimi-san's. On the way we got lost, visited a small shrine (an extension of Ise Jingu), saw the smallest supermarket I have seen so far in Japan (size of two 7-11's or so), went to a fish shop (head, tail, and fins included in my free, ...