Hotel Marital Sousei
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We checked out of our hotel in Hiroshima and took a street car to the bullet train to Fukuoka.
Arriving to the city, we did the mistake of taking the green bus to the hotel. It took it 75 minutes to travel 5 km. We wanted to kill the driver. :)
We arrived at the huge hotel and checked in. We weren't upgraded at first from our executive deluxe room on the 30th floor, but after a chat with the front desk manager, we were upgraded to a gorgeous ...
... Sadly I only got to spend a few hours here as I transferred back to Tokyo from Fukuoka. My two Swiss friends spent a few says in Fukuoka as they sailed to Korea from its port and I sort of wish I could have stayed a little longer because it looked like they had a great time!
... but I wanted to see the Kushida Shrine again. The previous day, although I had been there for the Festival, it had been so crowded that I truly could not appreciate how peaceful it was. I'm glad that I ended up going again because I met a business man that on his was home from work stopped by to pray. We ended up talking and I spent a few minutes learning a bit about the Shinto religion.
This ends my little trip to Fukuoka. Stay tuned because Kumamoto is next!
... many shoppers - not sure how all the shops survive. Canal City also has a floor ( well nearly a floor) of restaurants that are just Ramen noodle places. You only go to that food area if you want Ramen!!!
The castle ruins were....... !!!! Just the stone walls around where the castle was are left. So can you call that "castle ruins"? Quite a big site, and where the "castle was" there are sports facilities ( tennis courts etc) and ...
... observatory. Under dull lights there were two vending machines. I was thirsty, so I chose the drink that gave me the most for the same price as the others. Of course, it tasted like ****. It was some sort of weird tea or coffee thing, but either way there was no sweetener, and a bitter aftertaste. I walked back, waited a couple minutes for the lift to leave, then rode back to the bottom while I took a quick video of the city view.
I walked about a half hour ...
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