Our second day trip from Yakage was to Okatama to see the gardens. It was super overcast, but gorgeous!
Lauren tells me the above is an ad for a lawyer. Yes! I now recognize the ‘scales of justice’ on his Seed Pod Hat!
Okayama bus ride
I wish I’d photographed our humor-iliating lunch attempt at a gift shop prior to starting, but I did not. Suffice to say it resulted in Paul receiving an enormous amount of food we couldn’t identify, and me receiving one comical tiny ball of mochi. Again, we got to see the look of Polite Japanese Customer Service Person Trying Not To Laugh.
Just outside the park wAs this beautiful bridge
This is an Artificial Hill:
We took a cab back to the station because we were running late for our train connection, and we needed to meet Lauren for our dinner reservation.