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adventurous cyclist

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sadly l didnt try them
 

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10 hour bike ride today.
Met another cyclist and had coffee and chatted a bit. Gave me dirrections to Nara. l am camping maybe 2 hours outside Nara tonight.

In the mountains but at the foothills.
got here late but its not free. If you follow me l toof route 163 to the campsite
 

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Hi guys. All is fine. l will update soon from Tottori , kyoto and Nara. l was invited to lunch yesterday in Nara with a wonderful couple. The t shirt caught the eye, The man also is a touring cyclist.
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on my way to Mie ken now.
 

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adventurous cyclist

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Hi guys.
An update .My cycling started on April 13 in Ube, Yamaguchi ken. I got as far as Tsu, Mie ken. Sadly I decided to turn back and return to Ube on May 24. A few problems came my way before getting to Tsu in Mie Ken. The rods on my tent snapped so I had no tent and other expenses seem to be more then I planned for, but... stay tune. If all goes well, I plan again to leave around June 17 and once again see Japan.
Camped in Shimane, Yanago, Tottori and Kasagi campground in Kyoto. Did pitch my tent in 2 other places.

I will just post some pics and edit on the computer.
 

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adventurous cyclist

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Here are some more pictures. Check back later . I'll write about the pictures.
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adventurous cyclist

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Hi guys
I'll be traveling again next week. Where? Well, where the wind sends me. Stay tune.
 

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July 23 Saturday.
Left Ube for Shimane ken.
Ube to Asa train
Asa to Nagatoshi JR bus damage to train tracks.
Nagatoshi to Shimane. train
At train station.train was waiting. JR put my bike and gear on train then quickly left station to Shimoko station. Total time.about 5 hours.
Set tent up at Iwami Seaside park by 2.30 pm. Went store free ice water and dinner.Here are some pictures.
I took these on the train.

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adventurous cyclist

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More pictures.
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Shimane ken
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l had to park the bike away from the campground.
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It was very hot at night.
 

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more pictures
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lt was a long first day.
will cont. 2nd day.
 

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Day 2 Sunday July 24
Did some biking.
Visted Hamada Castle ruins and the museum.
I watched the video of the history of the Castle . Walked up the hill just to see rocks and the landscape, also got bitten up by the mosquitoes.
Returned to the campground and chatted with a fisherman and his son. He is building a free campsite in Hiroshima. Ended up giving me an ice cold beer. Heavy rain all night. Didn't go so well with the tent.
Here are some pictures.
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these are in the Hamada Castle ruins museum
Will add more pictures.
 

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cont.
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the ghost
 

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cont. more pictures

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this is the entry to the top of the mountain
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this some kind of Shrine maybe. Same location.
Here l gave 100 yen for one of the forntune teller papers.
 

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cont.
a few more pictures
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First sunset picture
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This is the very top of the castle ruin looking at the
Sea of Japan.
I now finish with day 2.
 

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Day 3 July 25 Monday
I was planning on leaving tomorrow, but too exhausted. So lm staying till Wensday.
My sun/beach tent do so well so today l shopped for a new tent. I found on like half price at Juntendo 5500 yen out the door.It's quite spacious actually. I hope l can put it back into its bag. Tight sqeeze l think.
I actually bought my first soft drink tonight. Guess l got tire of drinking water。
Got a nice tan strolling along the beach too.
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Tonights dinner
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adventurous cyclist

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l decided to leave the campground this morning.
Took the train to Izumo.
Made it to the campground,but my spokes at the front tire were bent.A guy at the campground said he’d take me to a bike tomorrow. The shop needs to take a look.
So lets see where tomorrow brings me.
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I hope the shop can repai
 
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