APA Villa Osaka Tanimachi 4 Chome
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... have to become wet. :-)
I walk the underground corridors for hours and about 6-7 km and I haven't even been through all the corridors.
I tried to go up top but it was raining and the wind was quite strong. Even the locals are keeping indoors. Going outside into the elements was a bad idea. I'm going underground again.
Step / strides : 10992
... host mother organised for me to try on her 2nd anniversary kimono that she wore, put on by a sensei (teacher). It took 40 minutes to put on and boy was it hot! I had to wear the special socks...however they were boys ones because my feet were too big (haha). A few friends were over and they did my hair especially. After I finally had the kimono put on, we went to the high school where I teach and had many photos taken in a traditional garden with teachers and students watching! ...
... with the main focus being a man running a race. It is hard to explain but we got a good picture. The wall of screens was on part of an entire area called Shinsaibashi. It is a major shopping district in Osaka. We were there to see the crowds and the lights.
John spotted a place along the river selling a traditional Osaka snack - fried octopus balls. Of course we had to try them. We got six balls with the special sauce and mayonnaise on top. They were hot, ...
The following day, before we took the bus leading us to the airport for new adventures, we decided to have sushis one last time for lunch and went to the sushi bar next to our hotel. It was a very modern one with screens to order anything that you couldn’t see on the conveyor belt and we had great fun experiencing it, a very nice conclusion to our Japanese trip. Until next ...
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