TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sekia Nankan-machi
Travel Blogs from Nankan-machi
... seen. The main interest was the 5 storey turrets, with lots of stairs to get to the top where you are rewarded with a cool sea breeze and view of the city. The history here is Samurai's so there were prople dressed up as Samurai and there was a dance performance. As with every cultural site we have visited there was hordes of school children, many wanting to practice their English on you - truly delightful kids. The castle grounds are huge ...
... before entering the onsen naked. Like the rest of Japan,
everything is ‘spic and span’!
The main building of the ryokan has a traditional thatched
roof and is over 130 years old. The surrounding gardens are so peaceful with
special little touches everywhere. Each morning fresh flowers and arrangements
are placed around the property – hidden in trunks of trees, hanging from lights
... a while (almost since we have arrived in Japan) but I have insisted that we stay and tough it out….Brown’s don’t quit. Particularly as we had already paid for the remainder of the accommodation.
In the end I think I would prefer to go home on a high rather than see Pete bored for the next couple of weeks. Plus, Noah and Wes have had enough, they just want to go home, see their family and play ...
... corner park for the boys.
Hop in the car to do some exploring.
We are not having much luck at finding things to occupy the boys other than deserted parks. We had been told about a river swimming pool that may be open. It was a beautiful drive through the mountains to find it however upon arrival it was closed, the pool empty. All out door water activities finish on the 31 August…….
... kept coming and coming. At stages we had no idea what we were eating and it was probably a good thing the language barrier was preventing us from asking.
I even ate a small fish cooked in salt with the head still on…..and the bones and guts too. Just ate the flesh, not the head, bone and guts!
Before retiring we could see the gorgeously lit floats from our room window….charmingly glittering in the still evening river.