Kanko Hotel Kobayashiso
Travel Blogs from Kurume
... fly from the bowl on to the table or the fish will swim. The cherry blossoms will grow a branch from the bowl and more flowers will bud from the branch.
There was another room where a couple had donated their whole pottery and ceramic collection numbering pieces in the thousands. Most pieces had gone to this museum but several thousand more had gone to the British Museum, of all places.
What a beautiful day! We awoke to sunshine and calmer seas as we sailed into Fukuoka's port. This is the first sun we have seen since leaving the unusually nice weather of Alaska.
Fukuoka is located on the northern part of Kyushu island. The area is called both Hakata and Fukuoka because two smaller cities combined into one. The river divides the area and the part on the western side is Fukuoka. Some important buildings use Hakata but the newer ...
... unsuccessful search for a watch band on the sixth floor, Barbara took the elevator to the first floor while I opted for the escalator and ended up in the basement, which was full service grocery and food court!! After “finding” each other, we decided to have lunch – so many choices. We settled on the “Curry Nile Café”. Actually it was a small lunch counter in a corner of the food court. I will include a picture. What ...
... Meiji Reformation period of the mid to late 19th century.
We had to get back to the station to buy some lunch. As usual, we ended up at the basement level of the shopping centre. Lynne bought a bento box whereas John and I went to the "pick what you like section" and paid a miserly 1 yen per gram. My lunch cost me a grand sum of 298 yen. I bought two nashi pears and that cost more than the lunch. I only wanted one but they only sold the pears in doubles. ...
Fukuoka Day 2
Steve: Solo traveller studying to be a corporate lawyer in London, Steve stayed in our room in Hiroshima and joined us in our travels.
Alistair: House mate, friend and Anime enthusiast, with three prior visits to Japan under his belt, his sound understanding of Nihongo (Japanese Language) made him the Japanese Master.
David: My other friend and house mate who was far too tall for Japan, David ...
Other places to stay in Kurume
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29-10 Higashimachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $46
3-93-4 Tenjin, Kurume | Hotelfrom $65
1-6 Tenjinmachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $43
18 Hiyoshimachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $48
16-1 Mutsumon-machi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $54
15-3 Mutsumon-machi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $14
2-14 Chuomachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $60
900 Higashikushiharamachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $136
87 Kushiharamachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $79
17-30 Mutsumonmachi, Kurume | Hotelfrom $25