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... stomach ache Beni played my hero and went to the Family Mart to buy us some dinner that we ate in our room. The rest of the evening we spent reading, talking or watching some japanese TV shows.
Saturday, 5. September
Around 8:30am we went downstairs to the first floor to eat some breakfast in the hotel. There was a huge buffet with either japanese and european things to eat. I just took different japanese dishes as a miso soup, some ...
I met Koji, whilst having dinner in a restaurant. We decided to do a road trip to Kamikochi and the sightseeing spots around the highlands.
Had an amazing day,the weather was playing along and travelling in a car for a change felt just like heaven :)
We finished the day off, by soaking in an outdoor hot spring. What more can you want!?! :)
The 2:30 hrs train ride from Nagoya to Takayama was very scenic. I really got a bit homesick on this train ride. Takayama is a small town close to the Japanes mountains also called Japanese Alps. The town has a beautiful old town and many lovely temples (with awesome picture opportunities). I did two day trips, one on top of a mountain with a cable car and another one ...
... while the food was being cooked. I was t feeling well so I only ate a little of the tofu,rice and miso soup.
We then played more games and had Japanese cherries. Then, the dad came Home and I showed them where I lived on Google maps. Then, I went to bed. Not much to today except trains.
Sunny, warm and inviting during the day, the nights would unfortunately be cool and damp here in the north. The toilet seats at Zenkoji would be ice cold at night and especially in the morning, but hey, if this is the extent of our asceticism, we shouldn't complain.
The Sanmachi-suji district, consisting of 3 main streets, was a cool place to stroll with our cameras out. ...