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Six Days in Shikoku: Kanamaru-za in Kotohira

This series is running on a Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday schedule.

I kept on changing my mind about whether or not I actually wanted to go to Kotohira. I eventually realized that I would have to pass through Kotohira anyway to get from JR Oboke station to my next destination. 650 more words

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Six Days in Shikoku: Kul-nel-asob and Oboke

This series is running on a Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday schedule.

I had a reservation at Kul-nel-asob, which means ‘Sleep, Eat, Play’. Since my guidebook says they include meals, I at first thought ‘nope, can’t stay there’. 1,086 more words

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Views from the train 2015

I took plenty of photos using my mobile phone while we were on the move in Japan. As much as any of my pictures of famous sights, they say Japan to me. 21 more words

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Ritsurin Koen (栗林公園)

One of the reasons I wanted to stay in Takamatsu during our 2015 trip to Japan was Ritsurin Koen. I had read about it… 1,272 more words

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Takamatsu (高松)

Our 2015 holiday to Japan was the best one so far, for me. It even outstripped our honeymoon!

We headed off the main island for a week on Shikoku (四国). 965 more words

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Shikoku Day Fifteen: The Final Day, for now

I woke up on top of the sheets and blankets, still wearing the bathrobe from the Onsen. It was still dark. There were signs of the sky growing lighter, but I saw no reason to be in a race against the sun. 1,464 more words

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Pilgrims

Had a photo shoot down in Matsuyama in Shikoku last Thursday. Took the opportunity afforded by someone else paying for the flights to spend a couple of extra days there trying to get a feel for the… 141 more words

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