Hotel Brighton City Osaka Kitahama
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There was lots of space in the hotel, it was nice, and worth the price!
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The clouds were clearing and there was no rain! Last night we knew that getting to Osaka today might not be possible due to the flooding in the Osaka region. Sure enough when checking the train timetables most train services had been suspended or were at least experiencing delays.
We delayed our departure after hearing nothing was running first …
... estimated wait time was stated as approximately 90 minutes, but we waited less than 30. This ride was pretty intense. Those drops! We could feel ourselves being lifted out of our seats, and holding on to just the handles in front of us. Memorable, but once is enough. Feeling a bit worn out by The Hollywood Dream, we grabbed burgers at Mel’s Diner. They were adequate; the fries were subpar. But we were just biding our time until the Magical Starlight ...
... some very good showers.
Amerika-Mura and Dotomburi
Feeling refreshed and perhaps a little delusional about how tired we were, we
set off for a 'Sights of Minami-City' walk from one of our travel
guides (Lonely Planet Japan – page 346).
The walk took us through the shopping areas of Amerika-Mura and
Shinsaibashi market before winding into the area known as Dotomburi ...
... we cheered. We later spoke with the conductor, which was very nice and energetic.
We then went to visit the art museum, which was nice.
Returning to the hotel for the Club dinner we decided to visit a not so nearby observatory, but as the winds from the typhoon slowly kicked in, we decided to go to the nearby mall and shop for some groceries, ...
... souvenir from all our destinations but had zero luck here at all so left our bags at reception and headed around the corner to the covered shopping street in search of something. We had no luck at all and found nothing which was a real shame. Fukuoka is by far the most untouristy city we have been to in Japan. We did find a nice little cafe which sold postcards so we picked up a couple and sat down for some tea and sandwiches. With our tea cup empty and our stomachs rumbling ...