Hotel Monterey Osaka
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We tried to get an early start in order to beat some of the heat of the day and fit in our ambitious day of temple hopping planned. By 9am we were at Daitoku-ji temple complex, after checking out and getting the bus. Despite our best efforts to wander round the heat had already got to us so early in the day (40 degrees already!) and we completely bailed on our temple plan, instead making a dash back to the bus stop. After a nice air conditioned bus ride from north to south Kyoto we got ...
... to this before so it was a conversational point. She said ‘come with me’ which I assumed meant that she knew exactly where Speedo Spa was and she was about to be my saviour; as I’m sure you’ve guessed already it didn’t. So I got on a train with this Korean girl and away we went into the sunrise, God help you if you think I can tell you what we discussed, I was still blowing beer bubbles; I probably just said ‘hello’ and then my ...
... And though it might seem not special at all, it was somehow quite magical for us.
On the culinary side, we enjoyed some home-made udon with tempura, had another fun evening at an Izakaya (with lots of yummy yakitori, Asahi and Umeshu), tasted okonomiyaki (a kind of omelet-pancake-pizza) and ate sushi from the conveyor-belt (which is probably not considered the best sushi in Japan but still miles fresher, smoother and tastier than anything we've had outside ...
... the usual funnily dressed dogs (some wearing jeans) made the sunset walk around the park all the more entertaining.
James had recommened the Ghibili museum to us (Sprited Away, Howls Moving Castle etc) so I went and bought tickets from a Lawson convience store. Again on recommendation we got the youth hostel to translate what tickets we wanted which turned out to be very useful indeed. We ...