Toyoko Inn Fukui Station
Travel Blogs from Fukui
... a break there.
Those tourist attractions are in Fukui City and another tourist attraction Eiheiji Temple was close to them, but it was in Eiheiji Town. The temple is famous for their hard zen practice and I expected to see some monks practicing hard, but all I saw in the temple were cleaning monks. Of course, cleaning must be an integral part of their practice, but it was not so interesting to me. Anyway, the temple was huge and ...
... in a souvenir shop and finally left the village for the forest road.
Kandas' House Website (only in Japanese)
Hakusan is a 2,707 meter-high mountain located in Ishikawa Prefecture and is said to be one of the three most beautiful mountains of Japan along with Mt. Fuji and Mt. Tateyama. The area surrounding the ...
... of gas pumps hanging high above the cars at a gas station. So many wonderful things to discover!
One of the most profound things i remember from this trip was the Museum in Hiroshima. There was a set of cement (i believe) steps, and on it, the shadow of the person who had been sitting on the steps at the time of the blast, burned onto it. While the younger members of our group (too young to appreciate the experience), ...
... not full so we could sit and talk. Then I got my bags and hopped on the Super Hakuto to go home to Tottori. The Hawk as I like to call it, runs between Kyoto to Tottori with stops in Osaka, Kobe and Himeji and it the train that all people in eastern Tottori take to go to the big cities and the train feels like an old friend (which actually as some new cars which gave the Kyushu trains a run for their money). I got back to Tottori and ...
The boys and I all took a break from each other today.
Angus had some much-needed quiet time, staying home with Obaa-chan to read books and play on the computer.
Lewis went with Ojii-chan and an uncle to see a dinosaur museum, then played at home with a little cousin.
And I took the car for a little me-time and a trip down memory lane, just ...