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... to the Jetstar flight. Little did I know, Qatar Airways was a premium airline and they delivered. Maybe they just hit a soft spot by giving up a great brand of lollies before take off along with socks, blanket, a pillow, small toothbrush, eye-mask, refreshing towels and free in-flight entertainment. It seemed you couldn't pick when the movies started but they just continuously looped on the channel. So after watching Cars 2 I put on Cloudy with ...
... soup with one of the teachers from Caitlin's school at a little hut tucked away in the middle of nowhere. An older gentleman brought our food into the one room hut and cooked live fish in front of us. An experience to say the least, but all so delicious and fresh. Plus plenty of warm sake to help it all go down :)
Goal: Check out the surroundings without getting lost
Status: Only managed to take the wrong street ...
... and Nabana no Sato. My mom is getting weaker these days and I was worried that she might not be able to walk up from the car park to the main house of worship, but she managed to complete the pilgrimage. Because we don't know whether we can do this again together in the future, we were very happy with the successful pilgrimage. Then we explored in Oharai-machi and Okage-yokocho. We tasted Akafuku rice cake, Matsusaka beef skewer, and sweet ...
birthday!) and it was time for us to head to Kyoto. Despite our experience of
Japan, we made a beginners’ error of not boarding the right train initially,
getting confused between all the different types of train services (rapid,
super-rapid, etc). At least we were going in the right direction and we met a
very nice Japanese man on the way who was even offering to pay the ticket price
difference for us, incredible!
... the sound all the way down on your cell phone. There are few things more awkward than waiting for the bathroom on the plane and hearing the faux clicking and film reel progress sound of a cell phone camera on the other side of the door from some dude taking what is almost assuredly an inappropriate selfie in the airplane john.
The reason I took the picture in the airplane was because I couldn't figure out what the ...