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... their water is.
There was a cablecar that went up the mountainside to some gardens as well, but we just missed it as it closed, so went for a walk in an area known as Kitano instead.
Kitano is famous for having lots of foreign-style houses, particularly French, British and American styles, and the area is full of (pricey!) themed restaurants based on different countries.
... us some great local bars, an izakya - which is a cheap drinking establishment that I can only accurately describe as a classy version of Whetherspoons - and Osaka's famous aquarium. They also made a great audience for Martin's magic tricks that he's taken to performing. Let me reveal how he's been winning over the hearts of the locals: 1. He ensures everyone is drunk enough so that they aren't able to follow any of his subtle ongoings and that the music in the bar is too loud ...
... a run through almost everyone on
board, and at times the place sounded like a TB ward. All is well,
we are having fun, and it is hard to believe that we have been at sea
for almost a month.
go on a long day trip to the West lake area of China. I will
probably wait to add to the blog until we get past Hong Kong.
The first thing we noticed about Osaka was that it was much bigger
then we were expecting. There is a big but easy to understand tube
system, which once we found from the ferry having given up on waiting
for the free shuttle bus, we used to find our hostel. Our french
hostel 'A la Maison' run by a very, very friendly french man and we
think his Japanese wife. The french but Japanese style (eg. no beds,
just futons to pull ...
... of Ed Byrne. His Irish accent is also very Ed Byrne-esque.
He lends me his bicycle and I pedal towards the Osaka Castle Park, the Castle, the Business district and the Consular district which are all close to each other, about 20 minutes by bicycle from David's place. I cycle about 12 km in total and ten head back to David who's ready to head out to grab a bite to eat.
We head to Temma which is one station away from Osaka central (David's station is Morinomiya) ...