Hotel Laforet Shin-Osaka
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We decided last night that it was probably most sensible to rest my foot all today, to have a fighting chance of not finishing the holiday a cripple. So that's what I'm doing, taking paracetamol (in moderation), using ice packs and keeping the foot elevated - and, touch wood, it seems to be working.
It's Andy's birthday tomorrow and I'm determined we're going to do what he'd like to ...
... of the city, as well as a more intricate subway system. The directions to our guest house, the Osaka Boarding House, were very clear and easy to follow. We had booked a comfy Japanese-style room with tamami mat, three futons, clean sheets, duvets and our own en-suite bathroom (all for USD $51).
We then set off for our main errand: to secure our visas for Vietnam. We headed 22 stops south of Tennoji station on a ...
... to greet me as usual. My host mother and I talked about many things before dinner, and she told me all about her travels and showed me pictures of her children who have married and left home. This Sunday there is a welcome party for me, and the rest of the family will be there.
Tomorrow is the first time I will bike to school without Kibayashi-sensei, but luckily Eddie is biking with me so I shouldn't get lost! ...
... t take pictures in there either but it had many statues and other treasures from the temples of the town. Another short walk away and we were at Kongoubuji Temple. This is the main shrine of the 3600 Shingon temples throughout Japan. It has many paintings on the sliding doors that separate what now are empty rooms. It also has the largest rock garden in all of Japan and an area where we sat and enjoyed some warm green tea.
There is so much to see in the area we never ...
... offered us at the end some discount coupons for next dinner and free metro tickets :) On the way to hotel we stopped at main square. We got very interested in certain spectacle that every night has specific act. Young women's trying to seduce old Japanese business men's to join clubs. This is amazing view for foreigner. As they speak no English they are avoiding Gaijins as we're were. On top of that there are walking around guys looking like xero copy of Dragon ball ...