Iwakuni Plaza Hotel
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... and laugh a lot, further affirming my observation that Japanese women seem to act very immature for their age. Noboku (Andrew’s wife) seemed to do the same, making apologetic cat noises on one occasion when she forgot to do something for Andrew.
After the glorious meal the hotel staff returned to clear away the tables and lay out our futons. Two futons were stacked on top of each other for extra comfort, taking up a good deal of floor ...
... and eggs. Okonomiyaki restaurants in Hiroshima use a utensil called a "Hera" to cut the okonomiyaki. A Hera looks like a small flipper. Overall I think they would be very tasty if mine hadn't tasted like fish. Although I had ordered mine with bacon, it still had a strong fish flavour as the same grill, cook's hands, and flippers were used to handle fish and also my food. They must be good though because when we left the restaurant, there was a line waiting to get ...
... and brushed up a little on my french language skills. :-) Took a nice shower and headed into downtown Hiroshima again. Got a tip from Beppo on Okonomiyaki (a kind of pizza/pancake with fried noodles, baked egg some sort of worcestershire-ish sauce and other ingredients which you can choose yourself) which is also from Osaka but Hiroshima has it's own version. After some walking around and a little help from google maps i found a place ...
... want toothbrushes? They cost extra.
You want soap? That costs extra (seriously).
You want a fridge to store drinks in? No. You can't have that.
And the bathroom appears to have zero insulation, because it is absolutely freezing in there. The plus side of this is, considering I'm currently in a room devoid of fridge, I can store my drinks on the windowsill above the bath, and they'll stay icy cold.
On the first floor, ...
... or just really inconsiderate people. When you're stuck in a little capsule behind a cloth and there are half a dozen men walking back and forth talking loudly in some foreign language...it makes you think twice about what you got yourself into.
The following morning, I grabbed all my stuff and booked it out of Hiroshima. I couldn't wait to get out of there and get back to the more familiar and exciting Tokyo :)
Until next time
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