Tsu Miyako Hotel
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... of Meatballs 2 but by the time it was on I had reached my limit for the day. Since a plane isn't the easiest to sleep on I kept falling in and out of sleep and getting really confused by the movie being at different stages. The plane also gave dinner and breakfast so I was very well fed.
Goal: Make it to the airport on time
Status: Got to the airport an hour before check-in opened and four hours before departure, just a little ...
... end the day we caught up with two of Caitlin's friends in the area for a light show. We walked around with our beer and took in the beautiful displays then headed on for more food and drinks before calling it a night. We headed to our hotel in Nagoya and found a small room with basically just a bunk bed in it, though for $20 each it was more than fine.
Goal: Open my eyes whilst on the scary rides
Status: I did...well most of the time ...
... soup with one of the teachers from Caitlin's school at a little hut tucked away in the middle of nowhere. An older gentleman brought our food into the one room hut and cooked live fish in front of us. An experience to say the least, but all so delicious and fresh. Plus plenty of warm sake to help it all go down :)
Goal: Check out the surroundings without getting lost
Status: Only managed to take the wrong street ...
... and Nabana no Sato. My mom is getting weaker these days and I was worried that she might not be able to walk up from the car park to the main house of worship, but she managed to complete the pilgrimage. Because we don't know whether we can do this again together in the future, we were very happy with the successful pilgrimage. Then we explored in Oharai-machi and Okage-yokocho. We tasted Akafuku rice cake, Matsusaka beef skewer, and sweet ...
... br> very hard. At least it enabled us to test all our waterproof gear for the rest
of the trip!
After lunch, we went back to Toba to visit the Mikimoto Pearl Museum. We
didn’t learn anything new compared to what we saw in French Polynesia during
our honeymoon but the museum had quite a few examples of pearls and creations
made during Mikimoto’s history (very famous brand in Japan and all over the