Daily Archives: July 18, 2011

From Hatsushima to Atami to Shimosuwa to Kofu

Today was Marine Day, a national holiday. We left XIV Hatsushima Hotel at 10:30 AM. At the harbor, we wanted to buy living turban shells for my parents to cook, but the shop for shells and shrimp was closed because of the marine festival on the island being prepared from the morning. The long flags on the island showed that there would be held a festival. At the pier, we waited for a boat to come from Atami. Yes, there were many people on board. They would not stay overnight on Hatsushima, but go back to Atami in the evening after seeing the festival. We took the boat and left … Continue reading

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