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Abends kam ich in Shimonoseki an, wo ich abends in einem schnuckeligen Hotel eincheckte.
Ich lief bummelte abends ein wenig durch die Straßen und durch den Hafen, futterte ein bisschen lokales Barbecue mit einen Gläschen Sake und besichtige einen kleinen Schrein.
Um einzuschlafen schaute ich mir eine der berühmt-berüchtigt dämlichen japanischen Reality-Shows an und schlief relativ früh ein.
Am nächsten morgen ging es dann zum 'International ...
... who said that. But still... As though that wasn't strange enough after that we were walking to the Logan Stadium at about 7:30 and this woman shouts out at us from the other side of the sidewalk, telling us some thing like: "give us any change" or some ****. So we replieded to her, has every body in this town gone wholly unzipped? Slap me stupid! Can't a fellow go for a stroll without the entire city driving you flipped out? ...
... normal bars are hard to come by in Shimonoseki. Everytime I thought i'd found one it would be a cleverly disguised strip club, ladies bar, or as the Japanese call them "snack bar". There was no chance of my custom in these places as a beer costs 30 quid. A tenner cheaper than a lady! I ended up going to a restaurant for a drink, where this old boy decided to take me under his wing, promising to take me to a proper bar. It was called 'girls bar' and was a hostess bar which middle ...
... it. I don`t think I managed to stay for 5 minuites in my first session. Juraj said he enjoyed himself on the other side, the men did not comunicate at all with him and he said he could hear the women talking through the wall - isn`t this cliche!!
Found a car park somewhere 30km out of Shimonoseki.
Next morning we drove into town. There is not much to do in Shimonoseki apart from the fish ...
Had a good sleep last night using the Futong.. I woke up late in the
morning, freshen up and get ready for lunch. Mom prepared varieties of
dishes.. Amazing!!! I really love Japanese food.. Mom manage to buy some
fresh 'kakki' (oyster). It was really juicy..yummy!! So many good
stuff.. cant resists any.. I ate so much until i couldn't stand up and
walk... hehe.. After that, we attend the Japanese meeting which mom is