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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 ...
... Japanese snack. We then took a bus back to our ryokan, all feeling a bit damp and cold from the rain, and relaxed the rest of the afternoon in our in-room onsen. We had a kaiseki dinner together in our utakas. Our server was a cute little lady with a sparky personality. She spoke no English and didn't seem to notice we didn't speak Japanese! She continued on talking to us with blank looks on our faces. Except for John, who she seemed to love and ...
Sometimes I realise how much I love life. This is one of those times. Currently I am staying with about 15 Spanish people, along with my host father and a Spanish translator, at the World Heritage site Kumanokodo. We have been staying in a traditional hotel, sleeping on the floor with futons and using the onsen (which is a public bath that you cannot wear anything in) On Monday we ...
... I am terribly glad I went through with the whole thing and glad I could do it for our host (and to top it off I will never see most of those folks again so who cares right?). Afterward one of the guests even gave me a hug and took a picture with all of us and it was warm fuzzies and teddy bears all around.
I lied about that being the other highlight though...I almost forgot about the snorkeling! I am not a great swimmer and ...
... all the sites including the famous white sand beach (which we found out was actually shipped in from Australia!!) and the Senjo-jiki rock plateau with waves crashing in creating a beautiful back drop. This was really a family day. So much so that we all headed off to the city onsen for our evening shower / bath and soak. Tomorrow we drive to Nyu-yamasemi Onsen where we meet up with Mayumi and family (and more new friends) for a big family weekend.
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