Tsuyama Kakuzan Hotel
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... to the market where I had planned to go. But then I found a way which headed towards the greenhouse for roses. Very high roseplants, still blooming. Next time I will bring my camera and take pictures every day to see them change and become (even more) beautiful. At some point near the greenhouse you can't see the road for cars and other houses, so you'te completely surrounded by woods and fields, it feels so nice then. ...
First of all, sorry for not updating this blog lately! Right now I'm in the Okayama prefecture at a farm. I will stay here for the next two months. Each day is different, some things we usually do are: - going to the market where we sell self made sweets called 'salamino' and dried pione (kind of grapes) - grass cutting, as it can be very hot here it's not ...
... countryside give a deep appreciation of the quaint nature of the remote areas.
This northern seaside city is surrounded by mountains and is dotted with temples, shrines, museums and markets that show a bit more slow and quiet Japanese lifestyle. It was a bit surreal pacing the near-empty streets on this Sunday afternoon. It helped me prepare for my next step - a remote mountain temple.
... There was a big area devoted to cycads - enormous ones. I hope my three don't get to be that size. Evidently they are 200 years old, so it won't be my problem if they do!
Next stop was Kurashiki, a merchant town and port, beautifully preserved. Founded in the 17c, the buildings have an unusual black tiled appearance with thick white, raised grouting, very attractive. A river runs through the town ...
... Naoshima or hole up in my hotel room and try to hit this flu on the head. This change in plans gave me a few hours to see the sights in Okayama, namely the castle and the Kōraku-en Gardens, apparently rated the third best in Japan. These were only 1km from the centre where I'm staying so it was a fairly leisurely stroll ...
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