Hotel Piena Kobe
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- Room service
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... explained to our group the process of making sake. We took a photo of the entire tour group at this site. Our final stop on the tour was Kobe, a city of 150 million people. It is a port city. In 1995 a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the city. 6100 people were killed, 400,000 people injured. We passed the red coloured Marine Tower, a famous landmark of the city. Our final meal of the tour was a teppan-style Kobe beef dinner. It was meant to impress, however we ...
... of that area we walked under Tsutenkaku Tower and headed north to the centre of the city.
On the way to Namba, the southern city centre of Osaka, we passed by the geeky heaven of Den Den Town, a neighbourhood famous for electronic shops, manga stores and maid cafes. We checked out a store with 5 floors of ...
... despite our arrival well after the typical Japanese lunch hour. Luckily for us there were no seats in the main dining area, so we were eventually seated in a little private room, having it all to ourselves. It's possible that the staff did this as a favour to the rest of the guests, as our giddy anticipation surely would have annoyed the hell out of them!
Today wasn't just about the food, but also the entire experience - as much as I love the food and production of ...
... Our next stop was to Kinkaku, or the Golden Pavilion. As the name implies, it's quite golden and sits amid a very picturesque pond. You can't go in but the hall contains Buddhist relics. As you proceed around the rest of the grounds, everything pales in comparison but there is also a tea house and a temple.
We had to take the bus about an hour to get to the other side of Kyoto where we went to Heian Shrine. We didn't find this out until later but it was an important day at ...
... 50kg of uranium atoms and only 1kg was used in the nuclear reaction and it sent out a huge shock wave which flattened the city and caused a terrible fire. There was a man who had his hand on the window quite a way from the bomb site when the bomb was dropped and when the window smashed it cut a cm off his finger tips. Then after that he started growing thick black nails with blood vessels in and they bled if they snapped. The radiation made this happen, lots ...