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... by the cruise line. We get dropped at the entrance to the Motomachi shopping street. It's a covered pedestrian street that stretches for at least 2 km and includes retail shops, fresh food and restaurants, cafes and street food vendors. About 500 metres after we emerge from the shopping street we come to the Minatogawa Jinja (shrine). There are an enormous number of Shrines in Japan, but as this is our first we are quite intrigued. To add to the interest ...
... Again the gardens at this site were beautiful. A visit to a market saw us exhausted and we clambered back on board for our return journey back to Osaka.
Highlight of the day – the Golden Temple and the heated toilet seats at the motorway stop station – must get one when we get back.
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Osaka and then because we had so much time to spare before the flight
home, we left our bags at the airport and caught a bus to a nearby
factory outlet, Rinku Town. I was kind of depressed that we wouldn't
be skiing for the rest of the year, so I didn't really enjoy the
experience, but it was nice to walk across the road from the shops
and stare out at Osaka Bay.
All in all, it was by far our favourite
holiday ever! ...
... all the Japanese people doing it daily to each other. More wandering took us to Todai-ji temple where we saw the largest indoor Buddha in the world. The gates you enter before reaching the temple are where you find the guardians. There are also four guardians in each corner of the room around the Buddha. It was amazing. Where ever you walk the eyes seem to follow you. Its quite an illusion. They also have a totem with a hole in the bottom of it. This hole is the ...
... area, I noticed a place called The
Cat Café’. While walking by, I could see
cats romping around inside the store. I
guessed it to be a cat babysitting service.
Not even close. The Japanese have
a great fondness for cats, but most apartment buildings do not allow cats. The Cat Café’ is where cat lovers can go to
eat a meal in the midst of cats. They
can enjoy cat company and play with them as ...