Silk Inn Kagoshima
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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... Chiringashima Island while riding along the sea wall. We had visited the same park next to Chiringashima Island a few days earlier when Hiroko-san, Miki-san and Matsumoto-san picked us up from the train station. We hadn't tried to walk all the way across the sand bridge on that occasion but had both agreed if we came here again we'd like to do that. As it turns out, the sand bridge to Chiringashima Island is only accessible at low tide. When the tide comes in you have to do ...
... the world!!! Hiroko-san was very nervous about how Miki would react. However, when she did, Miki was certainly shocked but she took it very well. Which is a wonderful reminder that sometimes we worry too much about how someone may react to finding out about things and oftentimes - yes, not always - it all works out for the better.
So finally back to this trip. We left Kagoshima and took the train to Yamakawa station where we were going ...
... even a few inches, and the water was lovely and warm too! (Although on the beach no one is waiting to helpfully bury you)
After the sand bath, you split into male and female bathrooms to wash the sand off and have an onsen bath, with an optional sauna if you weren't relaxed and steamed enough already!
Whilst we're still not entirely sure how it all happened, Kagoshima has quickly risen up the ranks to become our favourite place in Japan so ...
... ash, apparently the biggest danger is landslides as when it mounds up then rains it causes major slides, there are many " dams" and terraced areas to let it flow naturally back into the bay, it must be a bit unnerving living amongst it as I'm not sure how they know what is a normal eruption or if it will be a big event? Anyway after an interesting day, making it back on the train and dinner back in Kumamoto it was time to pack up for my next stop at ...
... residences are open to the public, while the buildings themselves cannot be entered. The gardens are relatively small and designed to be viewed from the residences. Five out of the seven gardens are of the Karesansui Dry Garden variety. Of the other two, one includes a pond and the other is composed of trimmed shrubs.