Tokushima Ekimae Daiichii Hotel
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... much-needed lazy morning then had a wonder into town for lunch, before heading to the foot of Mount Bizan on the west side of the city to see the
The Awa Odori is a folk dance that is famous throughout Japan, but Tokushima is known for it in particular. We actually saw people dancing the Awa Odori at the festival in Kagoshima, and only now realised what that was!
Tokushima has a museum dedicated to the history ...
The path I took wound through the countryside, took you through small towns, alongside orange groves and along a lot of roads. This walk would be more fun with more countryside, but this is a crowded place. People are friendly on the route and can be identified by their white tops and walking sticks with bells on. I saw a dread locked guy with what seemed like hundreds of bells pacing through one of the temples. He seemed very cool and self possessed.
It took ...
... o'clock service. Meals were with pilgrims , so I ate with an older father daughter and a loud laughing bald guy in his yukata. Breakfast was at 6 and then they were off walking again. I am realizing that one of the most important phrases to understand is ,'Are you travelling alone?', I get asked that alot! Oh, Forgot, I stopped in Kotohira on the way to Oboke and climbed to a temple and took an udon noodle making ...
... on the tourist leaflets, we were slightly underwhelmed by the whirlpools when we got there! We had thought that there would be 2 really big, deep whirlpools under the bridge, however it is actually more like lots of little whirlpools which all twist and turn into one another. It was still a pretty impressive sight though.
After seeing the whirlpools we made a mad dash to get the next train to Takumatsu only to find that on the way we had an hour stop at ...
I have made it through the first Dojo, the awakening! I have done the first 22 temples - 66 to go. Do I feel awake!? I feel a lot of things. I feel so much that I could burst. And at the same time I feel nothing, nothing more than a nice calm. My head is too tired to feel things. My feet are too tired. My back hurts from the backpack and from sleeping on the concrete of the rest hut. Im beat. But yet again I feel happier than ever. And most of all, I feel in ...