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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.
... back here again. On the other side we didn't go up the cable car because I'm not great on heights so after a picnic sitting at the other end of the lake we got the boat back again. However I was really pleased with our decision that we'd seen enough of Tokyo in a single day and we should come out and try and see Mount Fuji. We'd been on a Shinkansen, a local bus for an hour past picturesque scenery and had a boat cruise on a lake and seen Mt Fuji apparently floating above ...
We arrived in Ito by shinkansen, the super fast bullet train that Japan is known for, and headed to our inn with an expectation of some peace and quiet and a hot bath (a soak in a traditional onsen). What we didn't expect was just how amazing our stay would be! As we happened upon the building after a tiny stroll down the hill with our already heavy packs we turned onto a small side street to behold the 100 year old ...
... was following a computercourse on Windows and she had to leave as it was about to begin. At first i wanted to go back straight to the hotel but i found a nice path along the river and decided to follow it for a while. It was a narrow footpath lined with a lot of trees but it had some brilliant views of the riverside. I could see Koi swimming in the river and i managed to take some nice pictures since the weather had also cleared up ...
... mine wasn't. Thankfully i was allowed to watch the whole thing from up close and it was pretty realistic, with a mockup of the bulletrain's cockpit and 3d renderings of the environment. I walked on to the diorama they made from a couple of big Japanese cities, with trains running on the tracks and stopping at several stations. I tried to film it but one of the guards came up to me and said it was not allowed to clamp my tripod around the guard rail. After apolizing to me for ...