Benikea Calton Hotel Fukuoka Tenjin
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... in the windows with English titles. The food turned out to be OK but not great. I was quite disappointed since I had had my heart set on ramen, a Fukuoka specialty but there were no ramen places that I could find here. We left the restaurant and spent about an hour browsing through shops and buying a few things then headed back to the hotel. We were almost at the hotel when John reached in his pocket to discover to his horror ...
... fish cooked whole in a soy ginger sauce, sea urchin, and river eel. After lunch we wandered through the village taking some time to enjoy a beautiful Japanese garden outside of the restaurant, and an old European style home that belonged to an aristocratic family. The home in now used for weddings and receptions. We also toured quickly through a small museum housing samurai artifacts before taking a shuttle bus back to the train station. We took a ...
... us 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 ...
... at least 10 other men who were placed somewhere on the float itself. These floats weigh between 2-4 tons! The floats did have two large wheels, but judging by the strained look on the carriers faces and the occasional glimpse I caught of black and blue shoulders, the wheels didn't do much.
In addition, two radiantly beautiful shrines were the first to enter the water and are smaller than the other 11. These shrines are completely golden with red ...
... 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 ...