We are soon arriving.
The watch read almost 10am. If everything goes well it would take less than two hours, it was said. However, taking into account that it was the summer season, and they had taken a break, it was normal to take almost four hours.
Slender and tall trees with unknown names proliferated on both sides of the road, blocking the mid-summer sun. The trees were not very dense. Shadows from branches and leaves form a natural ceiling, and lace-like shadows dropped on the road.
Stone steps surrounded by trees. Old stone fences covered by moss. The scenes were exact copies of scenic photos on a travel guidebook.
A group of young ladies were taking one another's pictures in the lush green. Couples were taking a stroll holding hands. Here and there tourist-like groups could be found.
"This areas has been a summer resort since way in the past."
This is Onee-sama's favorite world.
Sachiko-sama must have fallen asleep naturally after seeing Yumi falling asleep first; she gave a light yawn, and folded up the lap blanket.
"You can be sound asleep even without the car-sickness medicine.
I didn't need to worry at all."
The car entered a narrow track and climbed a little up a gentle slope.
At the end of the track a building appeared.
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