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... grounds you can even see the air raid bunkers. My next stop was a store that sells painted dragon drawings. They have them in all different colours and about 4 different poses. They are definitely impressive. On my way back to the guesthouse, I stopped at the Shinkyo Sacred bridge. This was part of the Futarasan shrine. The bridge is 28 metres long and crosses the Daiya river. Being red, it really stands out with the surroundings and has now been ...
... lovely Australian guy with great taste in music, and Scout. This morning we went for a swim in the river - it was surprisingly cold but wonderfully refreshing! And now we're saying a fond goodbye to Nikko, and heading off to Kyoto with a bottle full of fresh mountain water from Scout's 42foot-deep well (that he dug himself). This stop has really been a pleasantly surprising highlight of the trip thus far - hopefully we'll make it back some day.
... time and feel confident that the more time I spend throwing it to the catch, the easier it will become. For now, it feels great to have a bigger role and a bigger trick in the show, and come next city our schedule is going to require it. We are facing a heavy schedule and Harmony and Kyla are going to need to take breaks from their workload of three tricks each. Having my extra trick in the show will allow them that luxury.
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And so, my second city is drawing to a close. I've enjoyed Ota most for the time I've had to explore the area via bicycle. Once we got through the first 10 days, our schedule became quite easy, with one show and practice on weekdays, and three shows each weekend day. This left me with plenty of time to explore. As I mentioned before, the area to the north of Ota is mountainous. This has made for some very beautiful (and also challenging) rides. ...
... But I digress. So we hop on the shinkansen, or bullet train. These things are great. We weren't on the very fastest of these, but it was fast enough and we zipped out of Tokyo and into the countryside with rice paddies dotting the landscape. (It's absolutely crazy that America does not have this kind of rail service. Every country we have been been to has great rail service, except for my home country-We have the American car industry and its ...
Other places to stay in Kiryu
285 Kurohonechoshukumeguri, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $504
5-111 Aioicho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $136
2-1810-18 Tomoecho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $70
2-1810-40 Tomoecho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $58
7-17 Suehirocho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $41
4-14 Eirakucho, Kiryu | Hotelfrom $90