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... it's an hour long wait now, imagine nice weather!
One thing you'll notice here in winter: scorching hot heating in stores and trains, feels like you're being cooked alive, then painfully arctic cold outside. The constant temperature changes all the time make you feel loopy and whoozy, I find it makes me feel extra burnt out by the end of the day. Looking forward to visiting in spring or summer next time!!
Highlights for me:
-Disney's Haunted ...
... the buildings in a way not seen elsewhere in Japan, Within the temple grounds, there were numerous buildings to explore and marvel at:
- The five story pagoda which stood tall and bright red leaving it impossible to be missed.
- Yomeimon Gate: it was currently being renovated and covered up by scaffolding. We didn't get to see any of it, but saw photos. It looks grandiose and certainly makes a statement
- Storehouses: several ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
Going to see the winter cherry trees. First we go to Jô Mine Koen.
We arrive when it's still a bit light, and wait until it's dark to get some illuminations.
At arrival we had a nice view over the lake. then we went to the park itself.
There were not so much flowers blooming, a bit too early in the season, but it was nice to catch sakura and momiji at same time.
Little stop at the local shop, there were plenty vegetables, ...
... br> The sliced bread in the shelve was looking so good, compared to the usual bread Japanese are buying it's not difficult... bread like the brand "Harrys", undustrial stuff. But of course, I understand why they skip the so-looking-good bread... Look at the price !!! Over 800¥.
Time to return home, it will be already cold and so dark, no need to wait more. It's around 3,5km walking, good training.
By the way, I took a pictures of ...