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... of Japan. It has a lovely natural harbour, nice bridges, and a pleasing size only just over a million population. The taxi waited for us again, it only took 10 minutes to take a few panoramic shots, take it in, and head back to the city. We had a map so just pointed at the centre and told the taxi driver to head there.
The center of town wasn't all that interesting, just an indoor mall, but Rachelle found a little supermarket inside and bought ...
... We have the Japan Rail pass, but we don't know where we ll be next. We do have an idea of cities we want to visit, but we are really just winging it. We are not worried because we feel safe and we love the adventure. For example, we wanted to stay one more night in Nagasaki, but there was no more room at the inn (ha ha ha). So we looked at the map and Kumamoto looked good, so we are headed there for one night only. From ...
... ago, its traditional and the process is intricate, it was the blue and white and almost cartoon figures ,this time, nothing really outstanding here to like, but a great Family ,with many tales to tell, and all so interesting. Lunch next at a rather strange Castle, not real of course, but impressive, we didn’t eat in the building ,but at slightly humble place to the side, the food was a buffet, and outstanding, Japanese, which was as it should be, ...
... street in Hakata comprised of some 130 shops. We found some interesting shops where we bought some small Hakata type ornaments as well as an art print at at paper shop. We had our lunch at the shopping arcade at LA Hamburger shop. We had burgers, fries, beer, and coffee - an all-American meal. We made a short stop at a nearby shrine called Kushida Shrine. The Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival a renowned summer event in Hakata is dedicated to this shrine. Next ...
... for over an hour. Our bottoms were pretty sore from sitting on the wooden seats by the time we disembarked. We arrived in a quaint village and we walked to a restaurant that Haruyo had reserved for us. The specialty of the area is grilled eel - kabayaki. It is served on top of rice flavoured with soy sauce. There was also a soup cooked on individual cookers containing fish, eggs, and vegetables and a few exotic dishes including jelly fish, some kind ...
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