Wakatake no Sho - Bettei Sasane
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... has vegan menu options. Awesome relaxed & arty vibe.
In the evening we had our manga cartoons drawn by an artist named Yoo, which was offered by the ryokan we're staying in. Seemed like a fun souvenir! Ben was depicted as a builder and I was drawn with our dogs, super cute. She was lovely and we had a longest conversation we've had with anyone here. She spoke some English but we struggled sometimes to understand each other. Frustrating for both parties! It can ...
... available so you create your own drink. We had to laugh when we put the green tea powder in the soya sauce thinking it was powder wasabi because we didn't know better hahaha Silly tourists. ooooweee and is there wasabi ever spicy here!
Later that evening, Eric arrived from Akita to spend a couple of days with us in Tokyo before having to head back north. It was great to catch up and hear all about his experiences in Japan teaching English thus ...
... left from their travels, there was; bank notes, postcards, pictures and ever a giant Australian flag some had brought with them. The food was good and hearty so we left feeling ready to tackle all the temples and shrines Nikko could throw at us.
Roughly 100m from the cafe was the Shinkyo bridge which spanned a fast flowing river which would of served as the only way to get to the shrines before ...
... locations on the departure board never quite fit with the ones researched online. So I gambled and queued patiently with the locals while the train was cleaned and got on the one leaving at 8.08 hoping it was the only one leaving then. Thankfully it was! Initially the train was slow however once it had cleared Tokyo it really picked up speed. When it's value hit home was on the second local line train to nikko, where I suddenly felt every single bump in the track ...
... Nikko is up in the mountains about 120kms north of Tokyo so we felt the slight decline in temperature almost immediately. However it was a far cry from the concrete jungle of Tokyo, instead of skyscrapers we had mountains and enormous tree’s towering over us!
We only had one day to explore the area which was mainly a tourist trap due to its beautiful temples and the hiking in the area. We weren’t up for serious hiking after walking around the ...