Toyoko Inn Shin-Shirakawa Ekimae
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... to quite a unique bar. The theme seemed to be of music and films from the 50s or 60s. It was weird, the food was really good though and to top it off they gave me my own bar! Sort of..the "booth" we were seated at was like a mini bar, of course they made me crawl into this tiny hole so that I could sit in the one spot on the other side of this "bar". After some food and drinks our Japanese friends took us to this special photo booth which ...
... looking from what i know!
Today confirmed what i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.
Walking all around this town yesterday, about 10km walk in total, with various historical sights mainly about the young samurai's that committed mass suicide here at the time of the civil war (1868). Also quite impressive is the Tsuruga-jo castle, totally destroyed but rebuilt for us to visit.
... tall and completely surrounded by the netting that you find at driving ranges that are next to the freeway. They also had targets painted on the netting which I thought was pretty cool. I am curious to see if they have to harness you in if you are using the 5th floor range since there can't be any sort of protective gate.
CoCo's: I saw a CoCo's diner in a Tokyo suburb. That is all.
August 10 - 14 2012, Cycling holiday: Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Tohoku, Japan
Day 1: arrived in Aizu Wakamatsu: Tsuruga Castle, Mt.Iimori, Byakkotai hill, Sazaedo Pagoda
Day 2: Cycled up into the mountains to Ouichijuku
Day 3: Rented ...
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