日本での一年間

November 29, 2010

Horikawa Pleasure Boats

Filed under: Chuugoku, Domestic — Tags: , , — myyearinjapan @ 12:33 am

If you visit the castle, your next stop will most likely be the Horikawa boat tour. It takes you around the moat of the castle and the rivers running nearby. The boat goes under some low bridges and at several points, it is necessary for the roof of the boat to be lowered so the boat doesn’t hit these bridges. Everyone in the boat has to duck down to avoid being smacked by the roof.

boat

One of the boats. I've heard that in the winter they have heaters on the boats so you can still take a boat ride in the lap of luxury.

under the bridge

Going under s bridge. I don't think this bridge was short enough for them to lower the roof of the boat.

bird

I tried really hard to remember the name of this bird, but I just couldn't keep the name in my short term memory, try as I might.

crane

This is a bird I know. It's a crane.

boat go

Bye bye boat!

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1 Comment »

  1. […] in November, I wrote a post about the Horikawa pleasure boats. I went back again last month, but I didn’t want to post similar pictures again, so here are […]

    Pingback by Another Ride on the Horikawa Pleasure Boats « 日本での一年間 — March 21, 2011 @ 12:02 am


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