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... behind. I don't know how many times to have come to altitudes of more then one thousand meters or more, to get down again to sea level again.
For a while it was summerly warm again, jumpers and trousers could be stowed into the bags again, towards the night and specially up in the heights, the cold came back and so the jumpers.
Well, regardless of all that, my mind was focused to reach Kagoshima, my legs did not mind and I ...
... for a place to stay the previous night I got a reply from someone in Kagoshima who couldn’t put me up this night, but would be happy to put me up tomorrow. As I had to crash here anyway, I asked her if her offer still stood for tomorrow, to which she replied yes!
Having sorted out my sleeping arrangement for the next few days eased my mind some, allowing me to doze off without any trouble, although I’m guessing having a bit too much alcohol in my system didn’t hurt that ...
... 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 ...