June 11th, 12th and 13th
We headed to Shirahama in Wakayama-ken for a long weekend at the beach! Shirahama is also known for its onsens (natural hot springs) and there are many around the town.
I had wanted to go to Shirahama for a long time as the beach is beautiful and the white sand is from Australia! We caught a bus from Osaka which took about 4 hours and then we set up camp and headed to the beach.
Such clear water :-)
Everyone at the beach at sunset
For dinner we found a cool restaurant which had seats outside with a foot bath!
Me in the foot bath at dinner
The next day we tried the outdoor onsen right on the ocean - unfortunately the waves weren't big enough to come in! And then spent the afternoon at the beach.
Outdoor onsen right on the ocean
Eggs cooking in onsen water
Taube and I at the beach
The last day was a little rainy so we spent a bit of time in the onsen near the campsite and we were the only ones in there!
The outdoor onsen
Taube and I in the indoor onsen
We then got some lunch before catching the bus back to Osaka and the train home. Such a great weekend!