Travel Blogs from Otsu
We decided for a change of step today and opted for a little retail therapy followed by a visit to the Kyoto Museum of Modern Art. Our destination was a shop specialising in woodblock prints called Daishodo. We happily spent a half an hour or more just browsing before taking a coffee break and walking on to the Kyoto Antique Center. Along the way we came across a gallery showing the work of an artist and we ...
... streets where we are not sure if we are allowed to go and besides we had lost ben.
In the end i decided to talk to the geisha and ask her if we could take pictures of her. I asked her at the moment she was about to enter a place and i think because of her japanese politeness, she agreed. we took some pictures and were more than happy, next thing was to find ben.
sandra was panicking so i went to find him and found him at the place we had left him. he was sitting ...
... must admit there are so many foods I would live to take home to NZ if I can! I am not sure what my japanese friends would think to kiwi food although Masoto now understands what a hang is after our long conversations of what to do when visiting NZ. we spent plenty if time going through his recently acquired guide book with me showing him my suggested highlights if which I was surprised at how many there were! The last train ride was fun as I got told in ...
... David Jones food hall on steroids” (Osaka still beats it by miles) for some fresh sushi, back to the hotel room to check on Sebastians heart (the camera battery for those of who you are still not used to my blogging style) and we watched a few more episodes of the wonderful sci-fi series Odyssey 5, which we are really enjoying (thanks to Bills brother Geoff for the dvd’s) and then a sleep. Bill thinks his cold was just a bit of hayfever and not turning into a ...
... to the lonely
planet, at dusk it was a good time to try and spot them as they rush
to there appointments, we were very lucky and managed to see about 4
Geisha's but they moved pretty fast in those Kimono's and we had to
be very quick to get a photo.
Elizabeth and I then headed
back to the hostel via the supermarket where we decided we would get
some food to cook dinner and a couple of drinks. We discovered
a great ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed