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Good morning!

The hotel (Intercontinental) upgraded us to a suite complete with kitchen so we took advantage by picking up some items at the local farmers’ market and shops and making breakfast.

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Giant figs, two types of dried mushrooms, Okinawa sea salt, garlic & thyme olive oil, three types of dried pepper, local honey, local tomato juice, local orange jelly, local thread peppers, and local yuzu-kosho paste.

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Akemi looking and feeling quite at home.

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The peppers were very tasty – and not particularly hot.  EXCEPT for the one Akemi got.  🙂

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They were selling three types of eggs that differed by what the chickens ate.  The ones we picked up were pretty rich and delicious.

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Last night, it was unagi dinner with Akemi’s family: her brother, father, and mother.  We went to their favorite local eel restaurants (and mine!) Uoi.  We actually visited for lunch last time we were…

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