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... It is close to the port from were I will take tonight the ferry to Okinawa.
This will be a 25 hour trip, after which I will soon after meet my wife Elisabeth again, who will fly in from Australia!
Well, next time you may hear from both of us from the lovely Island Okinawa, a place I lived with my family for four years, a place with many nice memories, nice to be there again and see what changed in the last fifteen ...
... my way from here all the way north to Hokkaido would cost me and my Japan Rail Pass several days, not making it worth the effort anymore.
Making my way up this mountain I crossed a playground with kids playing who instantly and without fear started talking to me, some of them even knew some simple English. I squatted down and tried to make myself understood in the absolute bare minimum of Japanese I know and understand, but being on a playground surrounded on one side by ...
... 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.
... relic of the past.
We spent about 2.5 hours at Tsuwano but honestly, we could have stayed here for much longer. It was a rush just trying to get to the Taikodani Inari Shrine, which is one of the five greatest Inari shrines. We had to go through several tunnels of tori gates before reaching the shrine, up the hill. It was well worth the effort.
Along the way, ...
... spotted deer lying on the beach against the warm sea wall.
The deers were a bit of menace since they were very keen on one's ice cream or other food. My stick came in handy to shoo them away.
We celebrated Leith's birthday in style that night. Owen had organized a group meal at a Okonomiyaki restaurant for the 30 of us. This style is where a ...