Kyoto Kokusai Hotel
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... slight disbelief that we'd actually seen Kodo, live in Japan; an experience that's going to live with us for a long time. As with the previous journey, my foot and legs felt more and more sore as we travelled and I was relieved that our hotel was only a, normal, three minute walk from the station. After checking in and unpacking, etc, we had a bite to eat in the coffee shop, in the foyer of the hotel and took ourselves off to bed.
... with three small, whole baby squids and moved on to very tasty fish liver, some colorful red crab and some of the more unusual sushi we had — squid egg! We also enjoyed sea urchin, mud crab and a grilled scallop hand roll, among many others. It was a really fun evening in a great atmosphere. No fugu tonight though, but enough other delicacies for a memorable evening.
Now it is time to head to bed to prepare for a trip to the ancient capital in the ...
... and Dave ate his favourite Japanese food complemented by sake, and I had a pizza complemented by orange juice.
Overall, we both enjoyed Japan. In particular the days out of the city where cultures could really be experienced. Some random piece of information to finish off our blog on Japan:
- Although there are no rubbish bins to be seen, there is no rubbish anywhere.
- Smokers must smoke in designated areas.
- It's illegal to ride a ...
... doll and put out in the water. As the full dissolves, so do your troubles. So I wrote my troubles on a doll and watched all my problems melt away. Later we continued to walk around the temple and back through the market. We stopped and I had some delicious green tea ice cream. We shopped around a little and then headed out to our next destination.
As we were trying to figure out whether to take the subway, Japan real train or bus to fushimi inari, a young woman walked up ...
... our hands in a fountain. You use sticks with ladles attached to pour water on your hands as your leave. One man was watching us and smiling. He made sure to tell us not to drink, "very dirty" he said. We laughed.
We decided instead of going home we would go see the Kaiyukan. Kaiyukan means aquarium. This was on our list of must see's because this is the largest aquarium and only one in Osaka. We decided we would eat lunch first on the way. We stopped at ...