The train along the Japan Sea Coast to Kinosaki
Arriving at Izumo Taisha station
A view from one of our trains to Kinosaki Onsen
Lunch at a kominka farmhouse
Lunch at a kominka farmhouse in Shimane Prefecture
The oldest train in its class in Japan, an Ichibata Dehani 50 Series.
Soba noodle-making experience.
Making delicious, fresh soba noodles.
A typical ryokan dinner on our STK tour. Sensational Japanese food comes as standard!
At the Ikenobo annual ikebana fkower arrangement exhibition in Kyoto.
Cherry blossom in Kinosaki Onsen hot spring town.
Old trees. Young ladies!
The Shimane Prefectural Museum of Art at sunset.
Spring snow walking on Mt Daisen.
Itsukushima Jinja Shrine on Miyajima.
Girl's Day display of hina dolls.
The Adachi Museum of Art garden.
Kinosaki Onsen hotspring town.
Hiroshima Peace Park memorial.
Our guide in Hiroshima.
Iwami Kagura dance.
Izumo Grand Shrine shimenawa rope.
Quilt made from recycled, indigo-dyed fabrics.