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... especially Japanese films. We've been able to borrow DVD's from the Vancouver Public Library of some of the best films to come out of Japan in the past several years. Films like "Departures' which won the Oscar for best foreign film and "I Wish" and "Like Father, Like Son" by acclaimed director Hirakazu Kore-eda whose latter film won a prize at the Cannes Film Festival. It's a marvelous story of how two families from different backgrounds deal with the discovery that ...
... of the Kanto plain which comprises Greater Tokyo, home to about 35 million people, it takes about 5 to 6 km to get to the countryside. As I said the other day, Iiyama was a perfect experience and it may be sometime before I feel that way again. I may have been spoiled for life and nothing else will compare.
Tomorrow will also be the final ride of my tour before I return to Tokyo on Sunday and get ready to fly back.
... continued riding through a couple of villages along a river and then onto the Joetsu plain which was full of rice fields. I had tempura soba for lunch at a traditional style building that lined the road to the town that I had planned to ride through. After lunch, it was time to start the climb back. It started off well enough as I spun my way up the initial switchbacks. However, I slowed considerably during some steep sections which I figured out were about 11% grade for almost ...
Having missed out on an organised tour to the Ashikaga Flower Park , it is a self guided option for us today..
Should be easy enough!
Catch the train from Hamamatsucho north to Omiya station a journey of approx. 40 minutes, then transfer to another line to get to Oyama.. another 30 minutes .. and finally a small local train through to Tomita station.. an approx. 30 minutes further.
Time to sit ...
... plan was to have a meal at the shopping center.
So we finally depart and held to AEON. Indeed it's a big place, with many restaurants, many shops of everything you need.
Meal time first ! Katsudon ! Really good ... there is a salad with some tofu. Still not fan of tofu, but at least I can eat it more often than before.
Yes, there is a picture of the toilets... I found that too classy. Chairs available in front of the mirror, never seen that at least ...