Sizuoka Orange Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shizuoka
... of Mt Fuji in the distance. It wasn't easy to get closer, and it's not really the right time of year to climb at the moment. I'm not sure what else to describe here, so I'll just leave you with plenty of photos to look at. ;) The journey back was pretty long, and we accidentally fell asleep when we got back to the hotel, so it was instant noodles from 7-Eleven (I said we loved it!) with our very small "kettle", and some more ice cream. I had wonton soup with glass ...
... Theme Park. The recored breaking roller coasters there were awesome!
The efficiency of the staff at getting people on and off was the
poorest we have ever seen. However, safety was priority which I guess
makes up for it, though I'm pretty sure three different people
shouldn't need to check the safety belts every time?! This did mean
we spent the longest we have ever spent queueing for the rides and
some shut early which we didn't realise so unfortunately we didn't
... Tokyo beat Hiroshima 3-0 on the back of a 3 run homer and solid pitching from a young guy named Sugano who was pitching some great stuff.
All in all, it was a good day of riding followed up by a nice evening in the onsen hotel. I am impressed by the variety of riding in the various regions in Japan that I have been to. Although I haven't really ventured out of central Honshu, the cycling has been first rate.
... in the crowd, soaking in the atmosphere and availing ourselves of some of the food on offer. Marion and Jay went for some octopus balls, (EDIT: I realize how this reads; I don't mean the literal balls of an octopus. Balls of octopus. Sphere's of octopoda. Meh, you get the idea.) and I bought myself a huge pancake-type thing filled with cabbage, noodles and meat of an indeterminate variety. My favourite kind. Still, it was delicious.
... straight ahead was backed up & we needed to make a right hand turn. Unfortunately there wasn’t a turn lane and it took us forever to get into a position to make our move. You know Japan is great for their mass transportation but I have to tell you their road system sucks. I have to mention it has been two weeks and S is still talking about the Rhino pooping, it has made an impression on her, and is her favorite part of talking about the ...