Tsuyama Kokusai Hotel
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Rich green rice paddies, a rich variety of mountain panoramas, tiny towns with crystal clear mountain brooks, traditional tiled roof/ bamboo slat houses, river-bridge views of modern, organized and clean cities – traveling by rail in Japan gives a sampling-platter of Japanese life. The cutting-edge bullet train feels like a rocket ship, but the local trains that slice through the ...
... 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 ...
... back. Lunch was a Demikatudon set, breaded chicken in a thick brown gravy of some sort which I suspect they may call curry. A change from my recent diet of Yakatori, Sashimi and Noodles. It went down rather well. The people running the restaurant, Gabo, were lovely and recommended visiting Kurashiki which is a short trip out if ...
... feeling this was bliss. Followed by a slightly surreal hour or so sitting in a room filled with old men having a snooze. Given my energy levels I wasn't going anywhere. And now I'm having Champon noodles again - not as good as last night but hot and liquid. Just what I need. Followed by a quick sauna and an early night I suspect. Picked up some meds which should knock the symptoms on the head for a bit even if they won't cure ...
Used this as a stop gap on our way back to Osaka but it is
well worth a visit in its own right with one of the most visited gardens in
Japan (Korakuen) as well as its acess to the castle at Himeji. Whilst still
stunning (it is currently being renovated), we decided to endulge in more
geekyness by visiting Engyoji, a cable car ride up a mountain just outside
Himeji and also a filming location in the Last Samurai movie. ...
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