The train along the Japan Sea Coast to Kinosaki
2 Train to Kinosaki (1)
Arriving at Izumo Taisha station
1 Arriving at Izumo Taisha station
A view from one of our trains to Kinosaki Onsen
2 Train to Kinosaki (2)
Lunch at a kominka farmhouse
4 Lunch at old kominka farmhouse
Lunch at a kominka farmhouse in Shimane Prefecture
5 Lunch at kominka
The oldest train in its class in Japan, an Ichibata Dehani 50 Series.
3 Oldest class train in Japan
Soba noodle-making experience.
6 Making soba 1
Making delicious, fresh soba noodles.
7 Making soba with teacher
A typical ryokan dinner on our STK tour. Sensational Japanese food comes as standard!
8 Dinner at Sangai Ryokan in Arifuku Onsen
At the Ikenobo annual ikebana fkower arrangement exhibition in Kyoto.
Cherry blossom in Kinosaki Onsen hot spring town.
9 Blossom in Kinosaki
Old trees. Young ladies!
11 Imitating pine trees
The Shimane Prefectural Museum of Art at sunset.
12 Shimane Art Museum sunset
Spring snow walking on Mt Daisen.
13 Daisen hike
14 Jizo on Mt Daisen
Itsukushima Jinja Shrine on Miyajima.
15 Itsukushima Jinja
Girl's Day display of hina dolls.
17 Doll festival dolls At Daishoin Temple on Miyajima
The Adachi Museum of Art garden.
18 Garden at the Adachi Museum
Kinosaki Onsen hotspring town.
20 River and boat in Matsue
Hiroshima Peace Park memorial.
21 Peace Park monument
Our guide in Hiroshima.
22 Peace Park guide
Iwami Kagura dance.
23 Iwami Kagura dance 3
Izumo Grand Shrine shimenawa rope.
25 At Izumo Taisha
Quilt made from recycled, indigo-dyed fabrics.
24 Quilt in soba restaurant near Izumo Taisha