Benikea Calton Hotel Fukuoka Tenjin
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... the way back to stop in a place called Dazaifu. It is famous for a beautiful shrine as well as a popular sweet - a type of baked mochi filled with red bean paste. We stopped for some ice coffee and green tea and some mochi, then browsed through a few local souvenir shops. We rode the train back to Fukuoka, arriving back after 6 pm. We said goodbye to Kazuko who took the bus to her home while Haruyo and the 3 of us took a different bus back to Hakata ...
... tea and sweets. Following this, I made the presentation of our gifts from JKH to the group. The ladies were so thrilled with the plaque and the boxed engraved pen sets that I gave to each of the members. We spent a very enjoyable time sharing stories and asking questions of each other. The ladies proudly showed us some of the other amazing projects that they had created and had on display on the walls and ...
... ropes hanging from the corners. Large golden bells are strung down the ropes and white paper talismans hang on the front. These are the shrines in which Fuji Hachimangu is said to be "riding" in. The rest of the floats are there for protection and to ensure safe passage across the river.
If carrying the floats wasn't enough, they would stop, just before entering the river, and hurl the floats back and forth, shaking it furiously and yelling "wasshoi!" ...
... but it was good fun and really redeemed Fukuoka for us! Although at one point the man from the yatai wanted to buy us something from 'broth of floating food', the staff picked out a really over cooked boiled egg and laughing placed it in front of us and we just about managed to force it down with lots of polite mmmmm-ing. After getting the tube back (we really did walk a long way), we then found a sort ...
... the Railroad' tune, and the ferry to Naoshima was orchestrated so epically that we felt like we were going to Jurassic Park.
5) The cities in Japan are designed with blind people in mind, with simple things that you just don't think about, being an able-sighted person.
As well as the standard 'safe to cross' noises at traffic lights on the roads, at the train station the exits have speakers ...