Travel Blogs from Oshima-machi
... later at the beach that I realised the resemblance between my 'vegetable' and the washed up jellyfish on the shoreline. I started looking for a good jellyfish pic as proof but actually that makes me feel a bit queasy. If you know what the 'vegetable' is please let me know! Back on Miyajima last weekend, I visited the shrine, a giant wooden spoon and was chased around by lots of deer. The deer are particularly fond ...
... You could buy almost anything including cigarettes and beer and an isotonic drink named Pocari Sweat. In Tokyo we saw cigarette vending machines and soft drinks machines, but no beer ones. We wondered if they had been banned. However much to Kevin's delight, Joan identified a beer machine which Kevin had to test.
Back at the inn, we had to negotiate all the rules about what footwear one has to use. Take outdoor ...
Day 2: Izu Skyline
All I can say is, you MUST ride this, and any/everywhere on the Izu Peninsula at some point in your life. You must do this especially if you consider yourself a keen moto tourer. The scenery and corner carving cahoonery is OSM (panorama). OSM. Sometimes when you read moto magazines they talk about an ear to ear grin when riding a bike. I had one of these. A lot. It was OSM. I felt so ecstatic because here I was, a total newbie to ...
Last time I wrote a bit about my first couple of days in Tokyo, this time a bit more about Tokyo, and something about Ito and Mt. Fuji.
When I first got to Japan, I already heard that an onsen (bathhouse) is something typically Japanese and everyone should try it while they are here. Because there are all kinds of ' rules' to follow, I figured, I might try it first in a special place: Ito. The hostel there has an onsen inside of it, which is small ...
... liquid! This is a covered spot so it also provides a good shelter in case of inclement weather. The camping master there is super friendly and loves to socialize with guests (in Japanese of course) and spends most of the day cooking up ocean delights. He is generous with his food and continually offered some of his fresh catch to the campers. The camping community was incredibly friendly and helpful towards each other.
Kamonoshita, though we ...
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