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... Cappuccino but a current model. There was one microcar that was turbocharged, 4 wheel drive, all chromed up and was called the 'Standard'. I'm looking forward to the 'Special'. The premium Toyota sedan range seems to be the 'Crown' which looks like the car for dignitaries. Lexus is also in the market. Saw my first convertible in Kanazawa, convertibles are very rare here. Building construction here is done in a very refined manner. Every site ...
... a white flag (go) or red flag (stop)....very smart looking, not a scuff mark on them. A lone cyclist was grinding up the constant climb, in Lycra on a road bike nearing the 8% next 10k sign, at 20 degrees C, very tough guy. All watercourses have weirs for hydro power and at the top end the usual Snowy Hydro type tunnels and pipelines. Shinhotaka Ropeway is a two stage gondola ride to the top with the second gondola a double decker (only one in Japan). Passengers love ...
Staying at the Takayama Best Western. Up, breakfast at the Bijou Cafe in the hotel (vouchers for this). Breakfast includes a selection of Japanese or Western style food. Many types of pickled vegetables, eggs various ways, fresh vegetables fruit, breads, juice, coffee...anything. First wander off to the Mayagawa morning market across the Yayobashi Bridge. The river flows along a very picturesque and totally man made watercourse. You can ...
... Custard Taiyaki (Fish shaped pan cake with filling)
· Sushi train
o Ebi (Shrimp)
o Salt water Eel
o Marbled Tuna
o Tempura Corn
o Tamago (Omelette)
o Chicken ...
... the rock foreshores. Trees tower over the landscape keeping Japanese air fresh and clean. This giant boreal forest continues for miles. No signs of clear cutting like home . I wonder is it too hard to log this area? Or is conservation their main target? My train darts in and out of tunnels and I can't help think this is what the Rocky Mountain express must be like at home. Nostalgia sets in and I think that ...