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... us pay the difference in fares. Eventually we turned up at our next destination. There is a kitten at the hostel! Dinner was a feast of sushi and tempura'd seafood. Followed by dumplings. And ice cream. Now we are back at the hostel playing with the kitten, a lovely end to a pleasant day. No plans at all for tomorrow at this stage, in going to try to 'wing it'. Let's see how that goes ... Breakfast $10 Lunch $20 Dinner $42 P.s tell Walter I have got him a new pen ...
... complex webs all over the place! We explored the area a bit but it's a small town so there's not much to see. It's more of a hiking area. We took naps, relaxed, had dinner and that was it for the day!
Wednesday morning Jona woke up full of beans and forced me to get up at 7AM! We took showers in the public onsen baths- I was lucky enough to have the women's bath to myself. That is, until I noticed during my shower a frog on the handle ...
... an umeboshi (pickled plum) factory and then went to Shirahama beach. The beach felt like Australia, probably because the sand is imported from there. We spent a few hours there and it was lovely weather. Unfortunately I got really sunburnt but it has gone down now. On Tuesday, it was rainy start to the day and we left at 7.30 in the morning. We ended up walking probably 10-15kms ...
... with washed up seashells but the snorkeling and wildlife sightings are far-out. The climate of the region is moderated by the ocean breezes and therefore can sustain palm trees and lemon grass in addition to rice fields and the typical Japanese foodstuffs. In the summer, unfortunately, this means that the coast suffers some of the highest temps and humidity levels in Japan. So needless to say, it was a very sweaty week. Thankfully with ...
... we had to, she has all our luggage in her home and we are about to separate (Shane in the mens side and me with the women) with only some cash in our pockets. What have we done??
Saki-no-Yu has been well known in Japan for over 1,300 years and is truly unique. Once you've stripped off your clothing and wrapped the less than modest towel in strategic places for the short walk to the pool, you find yourself soaking in a beautiful open air ...
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