Category Archives: Mihonoseki

Japan 2016: August 8

Upholstery on Sakaiminato to Yonago train

Manhole cover, Okayama

Pork katsu demi glace, Okayama

Freak, Okayama

Local Kamakura Moon and Hayama Beer


Fukumakan check out, drive to Sakaiminato

8:08 Sakaiminato local > Yonago, 9:22 Yonago ltd. express > Okayama

Lunch at 味司 野村 (demiglace katsu), Okayama

13:32 Okayama Shinkansen > Shinagawa, 17:33, then Yokosuka line to Kamakura

Check in to Villa Sacra

Kamakura walk and dinner at Mother’s 

Japan 2016: August 7

Shinto priests at Miho Temple

Mihonoseki harbor from a boat

Fukuma san captaining the boat

Wedding ceremony at Miho Temple

Elaine at the Miho entrance

On the board at Fukumakan


Breakfast at Fukumakan

7日 ceremony at Miho Jinja

Coffee at クリフネ

Boat ride with Mr. Fukuma

Old street walk, soy sauce ice cream (green tea and sesame), fruit/veg, beer

Lunch in Fukumakan lobby

Miho temple: wedding 

Tanabata tree

Laundry

Coffee at クリフネ

Swim 

Dinner at Fukumakan

Japan 2016: August 6

Roadside shrine, Mihonoseki

Binoculars, Gohonmatsu Park

Heading downhill, Gohonmatsu Park

Mihonoseki Lighthouse

Mihonoseki harbor from our balcony at Fukumakan


Breakfast at クリフネ Kurifune (toast set, excellent coffee)

Hike through Gohonmatsu Park to top of hill and down again

Butsu koku ji (temple)

Walk the old street

Shiso juice with old ladies at Hairaiya

Soy sauce ice cream (shoyu and Moromi flavors)

Walk to lighthouse, lunch in cafe with a view

Iced coffee and postcards writing in クリフネ

Walk in town, up to Buddhist temple

Dinner at Fukumakan

Japan 2016: August 5

Adachi “dry landscape garden”

Adachi “pond garden”

Adachi “pine and sand garden”


Gift shop at the Abe Eshiro Papermaking Museum

Leaving the Abe Eshiro Papermaking Museum

Our yakitori future lies ahead, Matsue

Tomato-bacon-cheese skewer and fried tofu, Matsue


Yonago beach swim, depart Kaike Onsen

Adachi Museum of Art: gardens, art, lunch

Abe Eshiro Papermaking Museum, Yasugi

Yakitori dinner in Matsue

Two buses, Matsue to Mihonoseki

Check in to Fukumakan