Hotel Ascent Fukuoka
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Today we said goodbye to our lovely hosts on Yakushima and Made our way back to the ferry port dropping off our little car on the way. The sea was a little choppy on the way back and we could see from the weather report that the temperature had dropped on the mainland in our absence. We took a taxi to the station on arrival and boarded a train to Fukuoka. Back on the shinkansen we were again treated ...
... and restaurants.
We then went to the City Museum, which was very interesting. There is an exhibition introducing the history of Fukuoka as well as the historical lifestyle of the people of the city. In 1784 a gold seal was discovered, which appears to prove that the Fukuoka area was the first national state in Japan, becoming quite wealthy and influential through trade with China, Korea and Arabia. As the town developed the population grew and ...
... attendant came to our rescue, pointing out that we needed to change platforms for the next train. We finally got onto what ended up being a special train to Dazaifu, beautifully decorated, and solely devoted to taking passengers to Dazaifu, which we found was the end of the line.
Dazaifu is a lovely little town, especially around the train station. It owes its name to an office called the Dazaifu or Government-General ...
... cater to males seeking drinks and attentive conversation. The hostesses will light cigarettes, pour drinks, offer flirtatious conversation, and sing karaoke to entertain customers. Hostesses can be seen as the modern equivalent of geishas, providing entertainment to individual and groups of business men.
Of note, these are platonic establishments frequented by men and women.
Once we had returned to ...
... Later on in the day I headed to the Fukuoka tower and found a beautiful beach there, the first real beach I'd been to in Japan. I cycled along by the beach for a while having earlier visited the Hawks town mall and had some nice curry udon noodles. After avoiding the rush hour traffic(just) I returned the bike and headed into the canal city mall for dinner. I had ...