This is Day 5 of my jobless trip to Japan. I have been bumming around for 1 week and the withdrawal syndrome is really catching up on me. The typical me will be trying to check on my email every 2.5 seconds or so, but given that I have quit from my current job, I don’t really have an email to check. In reality, I do have my previous work email but as I am on a long leave before my last official day, I should not be checking on my email as I do not want to do any work outside of my jurisdiction 🙂
Today – is about taking it easy. Rather than going round and round, today is about chilling, finding local food and wasting time. In fact – I think I only got out of the hotel about 10+ (excluding my usual morning walk). The objective today is head to the market and makan!
My trip in Nagano is done. I’ve achieved couple of things:
Went to see the temples in the city (and also experienced Murphy’s Law where most of my cameras are not working except for my phone!
Visited a Winter Olympics site – never been to one before!
Saw some Snow Monkey!
So today.. I am off to my second destination. Somewhere which is quite far and takes a total of 3 hours train ride (~300km).
Me in front of the train tracks heading. I will be heading towards Kanazawa first in which I will switch train to Thunderbird and go to Kyoto.
After I reached Kanazawa, I had a nice lunch at Maimon Sushi. I had sushi here before and hence why I came back here to eat it. It is not as good as Endo in Osaka but it is already great.
Set of 9 sushi with Tamago
The total for the set is JPY2300 which includes 9 pieces of sushi, miso soup and a hand roll. Pretty decent.
After the meal, I then had my first Cremia if the trip. Awesomenesss as always. Unfortunately, I didn’t took any photos. Lol.
After dessert, got back to the train and I am in Kyoto. This is the second time I am here. The first time was when I went to Osaka and dropped by to Kyoto for a day trip. Visited Fushami Inari. This trip I don’t think I will be visiting the Shrines but we shall see.