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Travel Blogs from Fukuoka
... the choice; the statues had to have been a good purchase, since I was stopped by a Japanese couple so they could see them better later on.
Finally came Kashida Shrine, the one place where a forest seems to spring up in the middle of the concrete metropolis. It must be thanks to Buddha himself, since it's one of the only places of prayer I could find. I -had- been praying to find some directions at least for the last hour or ...
... Jord and his amazing sense of direction because he managed to get us home safe and sound. Today was a pretty laid back day as we were all a little tired and some people had caught the one day flu that comes after a night of drinking so we grabbed some brunch and uploaded a bunch of our pics to fb. Later on Anna, Jord and I came to Hakata which is a part of Fukuoka in order to find our hostel and grab our sushi. We ended up at a restaurant that has Sushi going ...
... International driving lesson is a must if you are renting a car.
Car was booked through Avis, and not the first time. Australia, Italy, France, UK, Thailand etc. never a time internal driving lesson was required. However, not this time.
Without a car, this is really going to turn my plan on its head, given everything is going to translate into bus and train..
... was time for dinner once again so we headed off to the dining room. Again dinner was very good.
Once dinner was finished we all went to the Schooner Bar and played team trivia. We didn't do very well again.
After trivia it was time for the show,tonight it was Rhonda Birchmore. While she was good, it was not my kind of music.
Once the show was finished it was after 10pm and time for bed once ...
For our 3rd day in the cruise, we went down to Fukuoka, Japan as a stopover. It's just a province in Japan but I can see how beautiful and clean the city is. We got to try the some authentic Japanese food. And I must say, it's really good.
We only got to go down for a few hours, but will definitely go back to this place SOON! And hopefully in the city.
* all photos are mine :)