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... local onsen with a large outside pool. Apparently the waterspout is further down another road and we decide to go back and continue the road to Shimoda where we arrive shortly after. We stop at a large park alongside the bay, protected from the ocean by a large seawall. There is a large memorial plaque with texts both in Japanese and in Russian. We know Commodore Perry landed here in 1854 and see a copy of one of his black ships docked ...
... to a shabu-shabu restaurant close to the hotel. All you can eat pork or beef, plus a self-serve vegetable bar After dinner we met Riko Oyama and her mother Teruyo in the lobby of the hotel. Yuko and Chiyoko met us a little later. It was great to see Riko and Chiyoko - they have grown so much and they are developing into such beautiful young girls. We got into Yuko's car and she drove for about 30 minutes to a beautiful new hotel called Teranomon Hills, the ...
... P) and many more. Fun! Back to practice. At three pm we stopped, packed our belongings, told everyone おつかれさ ;まです (good work) and packed ourselves in the car. Some hours later we were home. Home sweet home. Oh, and on our way home, we spotted what looked like a giant person standing between the mountains by the horizon O.o Mika-san googled it and it turned out to be a buddha statue. Truly a giant ...
... really enjoy my privacy: an onsen is so much better than taking a regular bath at home!
Back in my room I first had to prepare my bed, since I had a classic tatami-room with futon (first time!). After two nights I'm still not sure what to make of it. It's special, but I definitely prefer the comfort of my box spring.
But I didn't go to the Izu peninsula just to relax; I wanted to walk the famous coastal trail south ...
... and then finally to more Japanese sounding music (i.e. not in english).
It was, needless to say, a remarkable evening and a extremely enjoyable way to spend a 26th birthday. The art of "doing nothing" is highly underrated in American culture and relaxing without guilt is something that can be rare but also something that we will hopefully have a bit more of over the coming year.
And of course the onsen was spectacular.