Hotel Crestia Kagoshima
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... even in American standard. Got my cap @ Sports Authority, and goggles @ another department store. Supermarket was our favorite! Very entertaining just browsing the variety of sashimi, sushi, bentos, let alone all various cooked food. Not expensive at all, especially with the quality of food.
Alex and I shared a sashimi box, and he had 2 skewers of chicken and 1 skewer of pork all by himself. I believe he’s going to pass the cruise ...
Decided to make good use of my rail pass and head down to the bottom of Kyushu, well almost the bottom - Kagoshima. I had read there was an active volcano there and a good museum!!!
Anyway, the distance is not that great - maybe 400 km, but with a super express train thats nothing. Arrived about 11am, checked into the hostel and set off for the volcano.
The volcano Sakurajima is on an island in the harbour - much like Rangitoto. Although, it isn't an ...
The reason I came to Kagoshima was because it was described as laid back. Also there's an active volcano in the bay. I spend most of the day here I had walking. First I checked out the Senganen-en Gardens. The highlight here for me was the walk up the hill at the back. Then I headed back into town and made my way up Shiroyama Park which overlooks the city. After that it was down to the harbour for a beer while ...
... Room with the required paperwork. Volendam personnel gave us our passports as we entered, then we proceeded to Immigration. A thermal imager registered our temperatures (no sick people allowed). We were fingerprinted. Our faces were compared with our passport pictures. An official looked at his computer. We were cleared! Phew! This was done with typical Japanese efficiency in a short period of time.
We boarded Red #16 bus in pouring rain for our excursion: ...
... s ambitions far outweighed its capacity? What happens when the evidence becomes overwhelming that your worldview no longer makes any sense? How do you honor the past sacrifices of civilians and soldiers when their mission, and the entire concept of war, now seem so questionable? The answers are complex.
One of the museum visitors was an elderly man who lingered at every photo display, perhaps looking for people he ...
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