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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... look like they are from the 80's. The train we are on is very old fashioned. We went through lots of rural areas on the train with a few mountains in the background. There were many stops along the way. When the ticket man comes through into the cabin he bows at the head then says something presumably welcome and can you get your tickets ready to show him. It's just so nice. And when he leaves he says thank you and bows. We arrived just before ...
... round, cutting wood for heat, and building storage barns and such. The youthful crowd and energetic activities give it a “Dude Ranch” or farm hand sort of feel with a strong dose of hard-core Zen. I do mean hard core....the web page warns to know why you are coming here because “Nobody will wipe your ass for you”. The setting is just awesome, the practice quite demanding, and again I've had the fortune to meet some exceptional human beings.
After another early wake up call and quick breakfast, we're off to Amanohashidate (easy for Japanese to say so I'm going to call it Amano for short), which lies north of today's port. Our port is actually in Maizuru so our destination to Amano consisted of a short bus ride to the train station, and then an hour train ride to Amano. Once there, we rented a couple of bicycles and rode about 4 miles out on the beautiful sand spit that is covered with ...
Not nearly as exotic as it sounds, but no less entertaining, even if the audience was a bunch of middle aged Japanese ladies out for a relaxing afternoon soak. A most enjoyable afternoon spent in Kinosakionsen - a hot springs town in the western part of the country. We kicked things off by getting decked out in our yukata and thongs (I'm confident I haven't translated ...
... YAY! Anyhow, on my way here yesterday I knew I was going further to the cold because it actually had snow settled on the ground from Friday's weather. Osaka had snow also but it melted as it hit the ground. Take a look at a few of my shots. Anyhow, the day starts. I'm off to start my work for the day. またあした ...