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It is no secret that I love the Japanese but yesterday made me feel even more so. Day two in Japan was cold and wet and we were at a bit of a loss as to how to spend our day. I knew I wanted to go and eat at my favourite restaurant. It is a small family run tofu restaurant perched high on a hill side. The drive way up is an adventure in itself and as it was raining so hard, I was worried we may just ...
... beautiful statues, gardens, fountains, and shrines. Mingling with people in the park, I learned about the celebration between people and nature. I saw a group of people gathered in excitement near a tree. I wandered over thinking there was either some type of street performer or perhaps an emergency situation. When I arrived, I found people celebrating some of the first blossoms ...
... was about 2pm when we returned and they were nice enough to let us check in early. We went up to our room and there we were in for a big suprise. All the hotels we had stayed in so far had been very small. Basically a bed, tv and a washroom. This Japanese style room had a living room area, a small den-type room, a front entrance, a change room and the washroom. It was huge compared to any of the other hotels. After spending some time playing cards in ...
... there since it was on the way. The one bar that we used to love, called Cocky, was closed, which was too bad because I knew the owner pretty well and I wanted to show off Lane to her. The other bar, Hakkenden, which we used to go to was still open, which I was excited about. We went to the grocery store and I showed Lane all the food that we used to get as poor university students, most of it was instant ramen and such.
After that we walked back to the hotel and stopped ...
... back to home base in time for dinner. As soon as we put down our luggage we headed out for Nagato-san's restaurant. When we arrived, we were met with a grimace and a gloomy look at the clock. We told Nagato-san we could go somewhere else, but he insisted that we stay. We felt awkward by our tardiness and Nagato-san's less than chirpy initial reception. As usual, Nagato-san spoiled us and our generous entree was accompanied by several appetizers and dessert. With ...
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