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Leaving the ship this morning parting ways with new friends and I am off to Osaka for one night before heading home. Well my last 3 days on board alone didn't really turn out to be alone that much :o) Besides all the crew looking after me I met some other nice people. I have been invited by a lovely couple from Canada to come visit either city, beach or snow. Another couple from Cars Park in Sydney who have a lovely ...
... Yokokawa. The cable car ascent and descent is one of the steepest that I have been on.
We seemed to be climbing more steps, each set higher than the next. Owen was actually surprised that most of us were enthusiastic enough to want to see the whole complex as it involved a lot of uphill walking.
We had a look at Lake ...
... covered in fog. Then we got two bikes and went around. It was a very nice way to explore Ine. The water there was very clear, so you could see everything under it. When we went back we saw a monkey crossing the road! :D It was that kind of monkey that you may know from a picture af an onsen (hot spring). In the afternoon we left for Kyoto. Luckily we had found another place to stay last ...
... upside down, and viewing 'Heaven's Bridge' thru their legs. Back down the mountainside in a gondola, we took the ferry across the bay and walked the short distance to the train station, where we boarded our single car, diesel fueled train (most are electric) back to our port city. It was a lovely outing, and the weather gods were with us once again. For all you Cruise Critic fans, all of this for only $16pp! Next port after our sea day... Butan, South ...
With a spare day, we decided to get out of Kyoto and head
into rural Japan. So very glad we did, this was one of the highlights of our
trip. Ohara is a small village about an hour’s bus ride from central Kyoto. It
is home to several pretty temples including Sanzenin with its amazing gardens
and cool jizo statues (small stautes which are a common sight in Japan, that
are the ...