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Cacti and Beach in Izu

We had breakfast in the hotel and headed for Izu Shaboten Park (Izu Cactus Park). It is a park combining a cactus garden and a zoo. Katya grows cacti and wanted to go there, but I was not expecting very much. Katya was right. It is a cactus park with a history of 50 years, and cacti from all over the world were collected. Big and different.    Funny thing was a place for “Cactus Hunting”. Cacti were planted in the field, and the visitors pick whatever they want to buy them.    After visiting the park, we drove all the way down to Yumigahama Beach in Shimoda city.  Surfers … Continue reading

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First day of the trip to Ito, Izu peninsula

It is Saturday today. In the morning, I was attending a meeting, in which our master-grade students presented their research results obtained in half a year, while Katya took Maya-san to Shimosuwa by Smart. She left Maya-san to my parents and drove back home. We met at our apartment and left together for Ito city in Izu peninsula. On the way to Ito, we first dropped by the central post office in Kofu to receive the doughnuts, which had delivered home while we were out. Then we drove all the way to Hotel Ito Powell, an old hotel by the sea.  We arrived at 5 PM. The room on the … Continue reading

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Izu trip decided

I am preparing an Izu trip from 15th to 17th this month. I have already reserved a room in a hotel in Ito on the 15th, and was waiting for a cancellation at a hotel in Hatsushima island on the 16th. Today, I called to the reservation center and found out 30 people in the list still waiting. So I gave up. I made another one-night reservation in a hotel in Ito, so we will stay in Ito for two nights. It might be not bad to be relaxed in the same hotel.

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