- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
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... a rush to secure these seats, which gave us a wonderful view of the scenery between Izumo Taisha and Matsue, and most particularly an uninterrupted view of Lake Shinji, as we entered the city of Matsue. A little kindness that we really appreciated as we had no idea the seats were available.
The Ichibata Railway line stops some distance from the main area of Matsue and we hopped on a bus to the JR Railway station, as this is where the main tourist ...
... s) are excellent and we arrived safe and sound.
We took the 8.15am bus the next day back to Izumo Taisha (and the same hairy bus ride as the day before - only one bus route in and out) so we could go and see the Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine.
The area of Izumo Taisha is an area of mystery and mythology. It is thought that the main deity, Okuninushi-no-okapi, governs the realm of things unseen and, once a year in October, the ...
Early start of the day, wake up call at 6am! It was pretty good to book train tickets the day before, otherwise we would be struggling with time!
Shinkansen to Okyama then JR Express train to Matsue - total travelling time just over 4 hours.
Despite the rainy weather we took of to explore the fishing town of Matsue, known as the water city - it lays between the sea of Japan and two lakes.
We have visited Matsue-jo, the original ...
... get appointed. Then it was our turn to give our speeches and introductions. Everyone did a fantastic job introducing themselves in Japanese! It was really interesting to see how quiet and respectful all the students were during the assembly. After a tour of the school, we took part in three English classes. The students were very friendly and tried their best to speak to us in English. ...
... be feeling better today. After the castle and some lunch at a bakery we walked around the castle moat for a bit, then caught a bus to the hundred yen shop. Lots of fun there! We caught another bus to the hotel and prepared to move to the school and host families. The students were feeling very apprehensive about their home stay, but they will be fine! We were greeted very warmly at the school - we were like ...