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Nov 27, 2017 - Kumamoto to Tenjin via Shimabara & Sasebo

Mon 27th Nov. Kumamoto 5°C, foggy. Sasebo 18°C, clear& sunny. Decided to take the scenic(literally) route back to Fukuoka. Will take all day, worth it for the nice countryside. Taxi to Kumamoto Port ¥4,250, for the 9:25 Ocean Arrow high speed ferry across the Ariake Sea to Shimabara. That was the plan, but heavy fog had cancelled all ferrys until the 11:10. All good, we're on holidays, contingency plans in place. Chilled at the Shimabaragaiko ferry terminal for 45min while waiting for the next train, then walked 5 min to the station,...

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Aug 24, 2013 - Sasebo

Another great breakfast buffet at the Chisun Grand, Japanese/Western fusion with emphasis on Japanese fare, but that's why we're here, to experience the culture and food of Japan. Retrieved the car from the vertical parking lot, had to reverse out of the cage onto the turntable which the attendant then rotated about 90 degrees left so the car faced forward to leave. The attendant guides you constantly so it's not hard but being rotated is slightly unsettling. We drove about 9km to Tenkaiho observatory, which is a lookout over the Kujuku...

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