Hotel Lake Alster Alza Izumiotsu
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... Train) ride to Osaka took us all of 16 minutes. It was hardly worth the considerable effort of hoisting the luggage onto the overhead racks.
The Best Western that we are staying in for 3 nights occupies the top 8 floors of an office tower across from a "Toys R Us" some distance from 1 of the 2 main downtowns in Osaka. The train systems are so good here that it's no big deal. The skyline is very ...
At least Charlotte was rugged up warm, but this morning was the coldest I can remember feeling in, well, forever. I generally don't feel the cold. I got through the Australian winter without once wearing a jumper or jacket, and I assumed November in Japan would be similar. I'm an idiot.
We returned to the room, got ready, tidied up a little and headed out for a ...
... the very end we went to the ‘touch encounter’ corner, where you could stroke a shark and a ray. It was very cute. We had a good day at the aquarium, but we both agree that we have been ‘animal-ed out’ now on this trip! The rest of the day was spent back at the hostel, chatting to a few of the other people staying there. As activities like Universal Studios and the Aquarium were expensive, we were trying to limit our spending and stick to the budget for the ...
... indicate drinks may be very expensive so we just head back to our local restaurant arcade.
Dinner is fun and delicious but again no idea what we've ordered. All good.
Buy more cheap beers at the supermarket, plus some deserts (one nice, one not so nice) on the way home. Work out how to watch BBC World on the tele and doze off. Fingers crossed they're right about the weather for the next two days.
... Park where we walked for ages along the bank of the river under the cherry blossoms. There were stalls cooking food on either side and we decided we'd come back there for dinner. We headed into a big shopping mall to work up an appetite and get a few things - none of which we got but of course we got other stuff. We'd walked the legs off ourselves at this stage so we settled for some food there and made our way home.
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