Travel Blogs from Gujo
... to a foot bath. It was super hot, but luckily with the cool mountain air, we didn't pass out. After that, we walked down to the stream that runs through the town. There was a wonderful little temple right below the ryokan that we visited also.
We climbed back up the mountain side to the ryokan. We checked in and showered.
Then, I had my massage. An old, grey man came into the room with what looked like ...
Hiya As a way of easing in to our trip, decided to do Universal Studios on the first full day we had. So, after one of the best coffees I've ever had, lined up for the Studios. The first truly strange moment of the trip came when a random guy asked if he could take a photo with us. I'm expecting a Mr Sparkle type scenario soon (standard Simpsons reference). We got in, and did the theme park thing, ...
... so I had a few more. So, half a dozen beers in we arrived. Managed to work out the train lines, didn't manage to work out how to put my ticket in the machine, and caused some damage. Train attendant was nice though, and I wasn't deported. We got to our hotel, went looking for food, but everything was closed. Therefore, first meal in Japan...large double cheeseburger meal. God bless the Golden Arches. Talk soon ...
... us all a triangle of fried tofu on a loop of tied straw and a small candle. As we entered we washed our hands to clense ourselves from the previous years sins using an elongate stone basins and wooden ladles. The inside of the temple was rammed. There are five or so different areas, where different prayers are made and everyone was pushing to the front. Firstly we lit a candle to pray for the recently deceased. Then, in a different area, the triangle of ...
Today has been a one of whose days, which, by the evening you can't believe the morning was the same day. We left Tokyo today and won't be back for a week, so we had to get up earlyish to pack. We took the subway to Tokyo Central Station and met seven of Hannah's Aunties, Uncles and Cousins. We had lunch in Shin-Marunouchi Tower and after shopped in the station, which, like most of Japan, was pretty food orientated. We caught the Shinkansen to ...
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