Hongo Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mihara
A bit of a sleep in as we didn't have to check out until 12. Peter was quite ill, I also felt unwell but not as bad as him. We went for lunch back at GABA but Peter decided not to come as he was still unwell. Interesting lining up system for the restaurant, a small waiting area that was numbered, shifting along when a table was available, and some ...
... few bouts on YouTube before leaving Australia, we became familiar with the sport and the few rules that there are. So we arrived at Nagoya Gymnasium where it was being held at about 12:30. The days event start at 9am but we had read that most people don't arrive till 2:30pm as this is when the, lets say second division starts followed by the top guys at 3:30pm. As we walked in we saw some of the sumos arriving in taxis in their ...
... that remained standing - another World Heritage site. I&A took-in much more that we'd expected and asked some thoughtful, searching questions afterwards. Iain's day was made complete by the man with the oxy-acetylene torch and a huge crane. At one point, the other workers were all staring as intently at Iain as he was at the man cutting the steel beams. Are children in Japan not captivated by ...
... is known as a peace park and peace museum. After the bombing and the destruction caused, it is their mission for the world not to have nuclear weapons and their fear is that the earth could face nuclear destruction as a result of nuclear warfare. They do not want anyone else to experience the destruction they did. A very ...
... when the bomb was dropped there have been over 620 nuclear events, mainly tests, and that the major of Hiroshima writes a letter to the relevant head of state each time, as the city is committed to seeking the end to nuclear weapons. On a lighter note, we were pleased to find that the hotel has a happy 2 hours and so I've had my first margarita and Ivan sampled hot sake and amazingly said he would ...
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