Grand Hotel Rokko Sky Villa
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... this choir is a Holland
America tradition on long cruises. We will sing at three events, one
for Veteran's Day, then for the South Pacific Show, and finally on
the last night at sea. It seams we all wear our HAL bathrobes for
the concerts. Time will tell. I am also learning water color
painting and drawing, Tom says I am doing well, he loves me and
knows my work will make it to the refrigerator. Tom is connecting
with a veterans group who ...
... Well, I'm obviously not as talented as the Turks who can make tulips and roses.
The second step was to learn how to draw the different types of lines that you are going to use to write your kanjis. There is the straight line, the complex line, the fast line and even the ''frightened line''! how you'll press the brush and how fast you'll make the line are very important components.
The third step was to get into it and try to draw our first kanjis! For sure we were ...
... get some great close up shots of these beautiful animals.
The main sight we wanted to see was the giant bronze Buddha, apparently the worlds biggest cast Buddha, which is housed in the worlds largest wooden only structure.
The building and Buddha are very impressive, especially when you consider they were originally built back in the 8th Centuary and that ...
... laid out streams and walkways.
When we finished enjoying the shrine grounds, we picked our stuff from the first hotel and moved it to the second hostel, where we were able to check in and relax for a little while. Then we had a lunch at a fancy restaurant located in a rooftop garden.
Then we went for a walk around Kobe, and visited a few places, like ...
... in a building which was a Japanese version Wilkinsons. They sold everything possible, and it was all packed into tight aisles with hundreds of signs and a vast array of options. It was a genuinely stressful experience to just be in there! After leaving we strolled along the canal, and stopped at a little stall where we tried the Osaka culinary speciality – takoyaki – fried octopus balls. John loved them (after he got over the fact it was a cute octopus he was ...