Chisun Hotel Shin-Osaka
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... for me! This time though the city no longer felt foreign with six months of travelling Africa and Europe under the belt but it still was mind boggling. Osaka is a busy and modern city of 2.8 million and very Japanesey. So many lights, shops and people, and more lights shops and people. We stood on top of Dotonbori Bashi bridge for a picture of the infamous Running Man then looked back into the Shin Sai Bashi shopping mall and all ...
... you to a bath.
The only small restraint in staying in a ryokan is the curfew at 11. So should one wish to stay out later than that, one needs to be ready to stay somewhere else for the night.
14.7. Today I am staying in another ryokan due to a double booking caused by Internet booking hassles. This one is fancier than Nashinoki Ryokan but the wi-fi only carries to the ...
... my good fortune was to do with the magical fruits and cream sandwiches I’d found for breakfast.
Equally magical was this flower/cactus and cake display (although this was nothing to do with the castle).
I also had my first experience in a Japanese bath house. To begin with it was a slightly anxious inducing situation because I was aware that you ...
... station when an older Japanese man came over to me and started talking to me and then he grabbed my arm. Sam stepped in front of me and shoed him away. I think the man was saying inappropriate things because another older Japanese man was giving him a dirty look and saying "stop it" We continued walking while the man stumbled after us saying "Fools!". We quickly ran across the street to the subway and hopped on.
When we arrived at the station for Osaka ...
... the courtyard, however, separated into mid-sized groups and wearing happi coats over their suits and dress shirts, so I'm not sure exactly what was going on.
There was a brief Shinto ceremony just inside of the main shrine, and then the groups were led through the shrine gates. The numbered signs guides held up for the groups said something in unhelpfully tiny writing that I couldn't quite make out about the name of the gathering or at least who the people in the groups were. ...