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... of hours, we had lunch at a local restaurant in town, another outstanding bento box with noodles, soup, fish and a number of indecipherable items.
From lunch we took a short ride to Kegon Falls. We were able to view the falls from several observations spots and got some good group pictures that I will try and add later.
... a new friends. His name was Rob and he was in Tokyo from Maryland for work, (something to do with bio engineering). He had a three day weekend (I'm thinking he works with the government as a contractor and gets memorial day off - he used to be in the army) so he decided to take some day trips around the Tokyo area. We chatted the entire train ride. I headed to drop off my bags at the hostel while Rob headed on to see the sites. I was not far from the ...
... I wandered around and being a little vertically challenged myself ( aka short ****) picked a spot behind some elderly Japanese women who looked to be only about five feet tall so figured even when they stood up I'd be able to see! Once again Japan hospitality prevailed as they looked around at the fat western bloke sweating in the sun stood behind them and eventually asked where I was from ( I realised the question this time from yesterday's ...
WE DID: - Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Utsunomiya to leave our bags at the hotel for tonight - JR train to the World Heritage site and National Park of Nikko - pottered from the station through the town to Shin-kyo bridge, originally built in 1636 - walked through woods to Toshu-gu shrine, discovering there was a ...
On our bus to Kegon Falls, our tour guide, Marie, noticed a man putting on his jacket. She immediately interrupted her talk about the beauty of the falls, and asked him if he was cold. She looked genuinely concerned. This concern and care for other people is a trend I've noticed while in Japan. The tiny things -- the way they hand back your credit card with two hands, holding it like it ...
Other places to stay in Kiryu
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7-17 Suehirocho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $41
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