Kure Marine Hotel
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... you approach the island, you see a distinctive torii gate for Iksukushima Shrine. The torii gate was the traditional entry to the island as the area was considered so holy that common people weren't allowed to set foot on it. During high tide the gate looks to be floating. Since there is no medical facilities on the island, it is said that no one is allowed to give birth or die on the island, although I'm not sure ...
... of sharing. He proceeded to give me a head bunt to the hip and then looked at me and licked his lips. Not wanting to give up my corn cob he head bunted me again before we took off and lost him in a crowd of other tourists, crazy deer.
Tomorrow we will be heading back to the main island and onto our final stop, Osaka. We will be staying in Osaka for 9 days, with many day trips to Kyoto and the surrounding area planned.
Talk to you soon,
... Surprisingly we got there, and Jan has studied in Japan (as well as boarding school in Wales, man of the world) so had enough Japanese to work out which floor our restaurant was on. We had an hour's wait, worried we wouldn't make enough out of the limitless offering but they offered to extend last orders and we stayed. Johan and I chatted happily to start with, but as the wait grew longer one of the Germans shut down, half asleep, and chats were shorter. When we were ...
... but the whole island is considered holy - hence the gate. On a sunny weekend day, the place is busy busy, but it's big enough to cope. The streets of nick-nack shops sell everything from little charms to enormous £100,000 carvings of jolly priests. While very populist, the stalls are varied and interesting rather than tawdry - no Kiss-Me-Quick hats here. As we arrived, a wedding party in full regalia was being ...
... based batter and Yakisoba noodles). You can add your favorite toppings to it like thinly sliced pork, tempura crumbs, shrimp and oyster). Turned out to be expensive as do subsequent meals while in Hiroshima. Sign of things to come so the supermarket will be getting a visit from us. Our last day in Hiroshima is spent at the very peaceful Shukkuien Garden - a Japanese style garden. The Cherry Blossoms are kicking off now aswell, which is a very special time ...
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