Beat the still lingering summer heat with... ice-cream cones in Sado!

by Fujiko

Have you ever tried "ice-cream cone"-hopping?

 Usually, people go bar-hopping in Japan but not for me.

I have a sweet tooth, so instead of going bar-hopping, I enjoyed ice-cream cone-hopping!

First, I went to Shimafumi bakery cafe in Mano to enjoy ice-cream cone made from locally produced Goshima milk.

It's not so sweet and very rich in flavor.

Beat the still lingering summer heat with...  ice-cream cones in Sado!

Next comes the ice-cream cone with gold dust!

You can enjoy this special ice-cream cone at the outside stall of Sado Gold and Silver Mine Museum in Aikawa.

Employees sampled several ice-creams and chose this one and sprinkled gold dust on top.

It has another rich taste (because of gold dust)  and good for your health...maybe?

Beat the still lingering summer heat with...  ice-cream cones in Sado!

 Third and the last...  ice-cream with locally produced tangerine jam at Ogiya souvenir shop in Ogi.

At first, I thought it's a piece of cake for me to have three ice-creams in a day but... two is enough??

Anyway, I did it and all were so good!

Beat the still lingering summer heat with...  ice-cream cones in Sado!

We have several more ice-creams with diffrent flavors using local products.

Please come and enjoy these delicious ice-creams in Sado to escape from the scorching summer heat in big cities!

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17 Aug 2016

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“ Fujiko--the best guide we had in Japan. ”

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2 months ago Traveler: Cath -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

We recently had the pleasure of meeting Fujiko who gave us an awesome tour of Sado Island. After travelling for a month in Japan it is without doubt that I can say that this tour with Fujiko was the best. Fujiko has a great wealth of knowledge and adapts the tour to what you what to do and see. It was extremely easy communicating with Fujiko. A lovely lady! Cannot recommend her higher! Cath Cr...
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“ Outstanding "Off the Beaten Track" Tour Guide ”

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7 months ago Traveler: Neil -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

Fujiko is, quite simply, the best guide we have ever used -- anywhere. She grew up on the island -- and runs a small farm. She knows Sado Island like the back of her hand. She speaks very good English. But, the best part is that Fujiko avoided the tourist traps. She took us to unusual and interesting places - including an impromptu picnic high up in the mountains. That was the highlight of our ent...
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“ One of the high points of our trip! ”

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11 months ago Traveler: Tim/lynn -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

Fujiko did her best to accommodate our atypical request which took us off the beaten path including touring government offices and riding in taxi cabs. She was knowledgeable, flexible, pleasant, personable and timely. Not the usual 'tourist' tour. Knew the area. Very good communication pre-tour (by e-mail). Fluent in English and Japanese (working on French). Highly recommend her!
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“ Exceeded our expectations ”

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1 year ago Traveler: Lester -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

Soon after booking a day tour of Niigata snd a day tour of Sado Island, Fujiko was in contact with us to find out what we were interested in seeing and our interests. Her verbal and written communication skills were excellent. She provided a list of sites then developed an itinerary after we had provided input. Our itinerary included visiting three farms and picking cherries and strawberrys. In ad...
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“ Our day in Murakami with fujiko ”

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1 year ago Traveler: Karleen -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

i gave fujiko a list of places we were interested in visiting and she was able to include all of them in our walk in murakami. we also got to eat the murakami beef and their salmon for lunch and we enjoyed ithem. fujiko also introduced to some traditional shops where we could buy some food souvenirs. we really enjoyed our day in Murakam with Fujikoi.
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“ Sado Island tour ”

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1 year ago Traveler: Kimi -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

Our tour guide Fujiko was a blessing for my family when we toured Sado island. Fujiko even surprise met us at the ferry station to ensure we found the bus stop. She and our bus driver Keiki were gracious and knew the island inside and out and she was also able to make a last minute change in our itinerary when we wanted to experience lunch at a local eatery. I highly recommend bookin a tour wi...
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“ Niigata Highlight Tour ”

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1 year ago Traveler: Randall -   Tour Guide: Fujiko

We experienced Interesting highlights of Niigata with Fujiko. Marketplaces, historic architecture, sake tour/tasting and the Niigata City Aquarium. Fujiko did an excellent job of coordinating the tour within the time limit, something we would not have been able to do on our own. We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent with Fujiko. She is an excellent guide.
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