Tsuyama Kakuzan Hotel
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... no more people can go in. Not sure about the tea which was very green like spinach and which she told me came from nearby Bizen, but the ceremony and the serene view was worth every yen! She bowed so much, and so low that it was almost embarrassing.
Checked out Okayama Castle which is next door to the gardens. Again, much of it was destroyed by bombing in 1945, but has been faithfully reconstructed. It is very impressive with multiple stories. ...
... time so they don't miss their stop. A jingle also plays at pedestrian crossings. It goes Der, der, dedip, deep, and then a little bird tweets at the end of the jingle. After a while it gets annoying and you want to wring the neck of that little chirping bird!!! Your senses get assailed with so much noise in the cities. But you see few live birds, though you can hear some chirp in the forest. I managed to sight one bird on ...
... and a half bottles of wine. Whoops.
On Sunday 11th, we were hung-oh-ver, but needed to check out and see some of the sights in Okayama. We managed breakfast and packing well, left our bags with the hotel, and headed to Okayama castle and the Korakuen gardens. About a kilometre along the road, we happened upon some kind of food convention, ignored it, and went to the castle grounds where there was another kind of food convention. We ...
... The hotel here is the Kooraken – which seems exceptionally friendly, is providing more laundry opportunities and is walking distance from Okayama Castle – very impressive but rebuilt in concrete in the 60s as it was bombed in WWII – and a famous garden Koorako-en – which is built on an island in the river. A very pleasant stroll for a fine afternoon, and easy on foot from the hotel. Good apart from a few insect bites – there are a surprising number ...
... It was very nice! The teachers thanked me for all of my help and they told me the students had a lot of fun with me. I was happy to here all of this because I did my best here even though I didn't understand the majority of what they were saying haha. But I learned A LOTTTTTT. Of course at the end of the dinner I cried a little because I am going to miss everyone here :( I am sad and happy to be going back to America. But I am proud that I made it ...
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