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Aso to Kagoshima, a 235 km journey, the longest and at the same time the last bike ride on mainland Japan.
Leaving Aso early in the morning, as soon the sun gave light, I knew to have a long day ahead of me. Temperature of below zero, the ice rubbed of the seat of my bike was prove to that, I did ride down the hill towards Kumamoto.
Leaving the nice scenery of the mountains behind me, I came across hidden roads in some of ...
... but it simply won’t sell. He tells me the taxes are also quite steep on property, which is why most Japanese do not want to inherit their parents’ houses if they know they can’t sell them. Kazumi was hoping that AirBnB might be a way to solve both vacancy and improve tourism, but as most Japanese do not invite strangers into their homes this proves to be much easier said than done.
Here, in this corner of Kagoshima, all the houses built on these hill ...
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
... Takako. She started walking off but no one followed. We just cracked up laughing. In the end, Annabel and Leigh, the English couple went. They did enjoy it but I guess, eel is not really on the Australian palate whereas the English do eat smoked eel. This one was grilled.
We went walking with Lynne and John to look for the Aoi-Aso Shrine but missed it on the way up as it was on a left side street. Anyway, we were crossing ...
... are 5 Johns in this tour group, so it gets a bit confusing) had lunch at the small noodle place in the station. It was that small that I had missed it completely. The udon noodles there were delicious, maybe because we were starving by that stage. There was a roasted chestnut place across the road so I darted off to buy some. Not as large and not as tasty as the ones at the roadside diner that Shigeki took us to.
We were back ...
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