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... wrong side of the train from the best views so couldn't film it. Matsumoto is famous in japan for its castle and as people who have travelled with me before know, I like castles! This one is your typical Japanese style castle, with 5 tiers, all of which you could access. Luckily the weather was still improving and now most of the grey cloud had been replaced by blue sky meaning I managed to get some better photos. I then visited ...
... to the room, I walked along to the museum to see the giant flowers and spotty art. Bumped into Narel on the way back and stopped at a small bakery to pick up cinnamon bun,bagel with cream cheese and a roll with cheese and type of jam? Just time to grab a coffee before heading along to the station to catch the Shinano 5 from Matsumoto to Nagano.Met at Starbucks in ...
Weirdly, we rarely, almost never, eat Korean food in Australia. This is despite the fact that we stay in Strathfield when we are down in Sydney and that is Korean town and filled with Korean restaurants. We will have to go there when we get home.
We called it a night after dinner and Shigeki and Norzin drove us back to the hotel. We will see Norzin tomorrow morning but Shigeki has to work in Mito, a suburb 2 hours away.
... catching up with Norzin and trying to teach her the technical aspects of taking photos...f-stops, shutter speed and a bit about ev and ISOs. The practical lesson will come tomorrow with a visit to Lake Shirokoma.
It was late when we got back to the ryokan. Thank goodness! I could now have a bath at the public bathroom with no one else to see me in the nudies. There were three other families there at the ryokan.
... quite a sight; very imposing yet strangely peaceful. We are finding everything very easy, as the people are so incredibly friendly and always happy to help even if they don't speak any English and we just say "thank you, thank you" repeatedly! I can't download any pics from my camera at our current accommodation, but will do soon :-) Hope you're all well, lots of love ...