Travel Blogs from Kobe
... by a crash, and then voices
of men. I threw open the drapes and was
immediately face to face with a Japanese man, standing on a ladder with a small
saw in his hands. We were both shocked
and surprised at the encounter. He was a tree trimmer standing on an extension
ladder, sawing branches from a tree. He
would saw off the branch, let it crash and the ground crew below would throw
the branch on to a ...
... with breakfast is a new experience that I am not sure I will get accustomed to in 10 days. Haven't seen anyone drinking wine - beer or Japanese tea seem to be the options. The written language appears extremely complicated and I wouldn't have a clue whether they have apostrophes or not. Television is totally in Japanese which seems to be intriguing for Kate and Ben but I am not that patient. Hope all is good in sunny Queensland. cheers ...
... top it off we were honoured to witness a very solemn wedding procession. Wow!!
Back across the rail bridge to Harajuku and as I said we only saw half a dozen cos play kids. We're sure there was somewhere they all congregate and pose but we couldn't find it. Didn't matter, as in our wanderings through the backstreets we saw some very cool architecture and some great shops that we will definitely visit when we come back to Tokyo. Of that there ...
... the bride and the groom were wearing traditional Japanese clothing. It was interesting to see and very beautiful.
We then went to China Town and to the Kitano area. Kobe is a very international city and has a lot of European inspired architecture. There are also a lot of foreigners living there which meant that for the first time since I've been in Japan, I didn't get stared at by every other person passing by me.
The cherry blossoms were ...
... cars on bridges watching everything below submerge and I dont know if those bridges will stand or collapse? Every single Japanese person I met was nothing but friendly and polite to me. This is shocking footage on TV that I've never seen in my life. They're saying the ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking