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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 ...
... did not have the same help. An evening with local young people busking, with balmy weather was great and we went for drinks and food later which rounded up a good day.
The final day here was uneventful, I had planned to go and catch a puppet show, but I had written down the time the bus gets to the theatre and not leaves. Missing the buss by 10min was frustrating, but meant that I had an easy morning walking around the many cherry blossoms in town absorbing the sun and eating ice ...
... with a few set hours in the evening for single showers and ohnsen.
In the meantime, there was much exploring of the soy sodden surroundings to be done. The buildings and trees all about the soy sauce factories truly were blackened by the sauce; the air smelled salty and delicious.
... 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 ...
... happened to fall on the same day as the American Thanksgiving Day this year. The Japanese holiday is always held on the 23rd of November, regardless of the day it happens to fall on. In Japanese they call the holiday ¡°ÇÚ"º¸ÐÖx¤ÎÈÕ (Kinr¨ Kansha no hi)¡± which translates to ¡°Labour Thanksgiving Day.¡± It¡¯s a day where Japanese people show their thanks to the laborers, kind of like Labor Day in the U.S. School ...