Sunday, 17 May 2015

Sunshine weekends

This past weekend I decided to spend time experiencing life in Tottori. A lot of weekends I spend at cafes or with friends, or travelling to other prefectures. Since this adventure is nearing the end I thought it would be fun to see a little more of what there is to offer here.
Kimono girls at the festival
On Saturday morning a group of us caught the train to a town an hour away, Chizu. Deep in the mountains Chizu only has trains come through once an hour, and it feels a bit like a ghost town. It is a beautiful town to visit, even if it feels a little empty. We walked across the river and came across the local festival. It was super small, and super sweet too. Lots of obaachans, little ones running around and plants and flowers for sale all over the place. We ate our weight in Japanese fair food, from soft cream and beer to cake bites and taiyaki. Ryan even took home a koi fish for his apartment, since he is staying next year.
Ryan's new roommate
Custard filled taiyaki!
New friends
Grilled Fish
Misty beauty
Enjoying the walk
Last night a group of us headed for Korean BBQ at Ton Ton, a really fun place in downtown Tottori. We celebrated a fellow JETs birthday and enjoyed all you can eat meat, kimchi and veggies, plus all you can drink too! Was a great night, and when I woke up this morning with the sun streaming in I decided it was a good chance to see some more of Tottori. So Mercedes and I headed up Mt.Kyusho to see the city in all it's glory. I am so glad this has been my home for the past two years, it has been lovely.
View from the top

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful view of the're going to miss it!