Travel Blogs from Kurume
... Though I never went in because it too was closed, and I never came back to enter, the entrance is constantly open to the public. You walk into a large circle surrounded by nicely trimmed trees to shield you from the noise and view of outside. This walkway you enter takes you to the right, circling around this massive circular pool. You walk all the way around this pool, which is something like 19 meters in diameter, until you can enter. This slow walk around the calming ...
... to a 5 star hotel because of a crowded convention.
Oh, a funny incident happened on the way here; I board the modern Korean bullet train and quickly stuff my backpack and duffel bag on the open overhead racks as the aircraft-like cabin fills with people. As the train accelerates to its 120 mph clip I look around and notice all the people on the other side of the ...
... in English and in Japanese.
After leaving the venue, we walked to the station and took the lift to the top floor of the mall, home to many Japanese restaurants which advertise their menus on notice boards, with photographs of the dishes they serve. Andy spotted his beloved yakitori chicken and I asked, in my best Japanese, a group of young people where we could find the restaurant in question. Again we were taken to the door by one of the youngsters; ...
... to return to the hotel and give me a chance to rest my foot.
Five hours on, the ibuprofen and rest seem to be reaping benefits; I'm not in as much pain, the redness and swelling have subsided a bit and I'm getting some movement back in my toe. So, sorry folks, it's a really boring entry today, with no photos - unless anyone really wants to see my gouty toe? I thought not!
Hope things are better tomorrow; I have some making up to do for ...
... topped with snow, which explains why the climbing season doesn't start until later in the year and only lasts for a couple of months. On returning my own seat, I showed my photos to the man who had been so helpful and we fell into conversation about our current and previous trips. I switched on my laptop to show him some photos and he grew quite animated about my desktop background image of the Tiger Moth I'd had a flight in some years ago. Turns out he has a pilot's licence and ...
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