Kobe Seishin Oriental Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kobe
... had been
stationed. By the time we reached Guam, he had given up on trying to
actually find the buildings he had lived and worked but some how we
always seem to just fall into circumstances that lead to adventures.
And this was the case for Tom's, revisit Guam adventures.
docked, it was once again raining but warm, we took the ship's
shuttle bus to the center and were going to do a good walk about and
visit the ...
... expecting or elements of the crazy culture that we could not wait to get a slice of….no, we got land sickness. Seemingly after 48 hours on the high seas we developed sea legs that no longer worked correctly on land, brilliant.
So we arrived at our hotel and dropped our bags (annoyingly Japanese hotels have a check in time of 4pm, rude) and swayed our way to Osaka castle. Given the extreme temple phobia we had developed from so many sights in ...
... the bench under this building and relaxed. It was 2pm and outside temperature reached 24° Celsius. What else we could ask for? We read some facts about the building along with enjoying perfect weather outside.
After a while we headed into basement of the building where supposed to be Takimi-koji restaurant mall; a recreation of an Osaka town in the early portion of the 1900's. That place really looked like book described it; like we travelled back in ...
... banquet which me and Maran could attend. The venue was pretty interesting: a place called Kobe Kachoen, a giant greenhouse filled with tropical plants, flowers and various birds. Unfortunately most birds were asleep so late in the evening, but we saw some slightly dazed owls of different sizes, ducks and even penguins! I approached the penguins corralled behind a low fence ...
... loss of health, loss of the future you envisaged for yourself. All those things happen to people in many ways. Maybe its in an earthquake or tsunami, maybe its finding out you have a serious disease, maybe its heartbreak, or the death of someone close, maybe its losing your job and all your money and finding you're close to being homeless. I've known some of these things myself, i know others experiencing some of these things now. All are disasters and all have a common theme, loss ...