Kobe Seishin Oriental Hotel
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in the Lido, choosing to sit with a couple who appeared to be from India (she had “that mark” on her forehead). It turned out they were from Baltimore, having emigrated from India forty years ago. We enjoyed chatting with them. They were going to fly from Osaka to India to visit his 89 year old mother.
Back in stateroom 2621, I packed up the my computer, a few toiletries, as well documents we needed for transit and we left our 28 day home at ...
... hotel, Hotel Monterey Osaka. This hotel is built in a U shape around an old stone church (Christian I think). The hotel itself was fairly old and quirky with sort of Old English / Victorian interior with tapestry wall hangings, ornate woodwork and old style lift. The room was quite nice, comfy beds and a decent sized bathroom. Couldn't leave the windows open as we were too close to the train line, never mind. Left there to explore Osaka, with the first stop, ...
... they will respond. Apparently Japan's population is aging very quickly, and the birth rate is dropping very quickly. We did notice a lot of elderly citizens in our walks and on the train today. One elderly lady in particular was sitting on the train - we stood in front of her and she bowed and smiled several times. When she got off she rubbed my arm, smiled and said something (????) she was very pale so I think it might have been about my skin colour - she probably thought ...
... but I barely make it to the first one. On the way to the second one, I give up. The department store's food section provides gifts for everyone. Boring but pain-free. Deliciously creamy cone waffle thingies on the way back and the rest of the day is spent lying in my bed and finally updating my blog. Once again: Boring but ...
Bunraku is one of Japan's traditional performing arts. Today I joined a theater packed with high school students to learn about the art and enjoy a performance. In the 17th century older puppet shows were integrated with medieval narratives. It is a synchronization of narrative recitation, shamisen music and puppetry in performance. The music is performed on a shamisen, a three stringed instrument ...