Kure Station Hotel
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And so to Japan. Taxi to the airport, fly to Osaka airport, buy train
tickets to Osaka and on to Hiroshima where Kengo-san picked us up
opposite the train station.
First impressions from the train:
everything neat and tidy, clean and green. Many more one, two and
three-storeyed homes than expected i.e. not as many high-rise
apartments. And not the graffiti that the traveller sees from the trains
in Europe. Not a cherry ...
... just hopped on the next tram back to the hotel.
We found a cute little restaurant for dinner that evening - most of these restaurants only have about 5 or 6 small tables. They kind of remind me of small taverns like those found in the Harry Potter series - but they serve Japanese food and beer instead.
The restaurant food was really yummy - though I was a feeling a bit low that night and was a little grumpy. Sorry Cindy ...
... station and find some baggage lockers tall enough to store our suitcases and backpacks so we wouldn't have to walk round with them all day then pick them back up again on the way out to Hiroshima. We knew the train station had baggage lockers but we did not know how many lockers and exactly how big and did not know for sure if they would even be available. It would be an issue if we were unable to store our large bags, as we did not like the idea of ...
... full and ready for the rest of the day we left and carried on exploring which basically meant looking around shops. We quickly got a bit over looking at things we couldn't buy because of suitcase room and weight, so we decided just to look for clippers. After we got to the end of the shopping street with no luck we started walking back towards the hotel. Then we spotted a very large electronic store which had a whole floor of just clippers... Hallelujah! ...
... the year sign at the start of the temple area. Apparently "very bad" year for Lorry and Peter but very good for me.
Went and saw the Buddha statues and this time they were all dress with beanies! So funny!
Went into one temple and if was so serene. Had music playing, lanterns of lots of statues. So very peaceful particularly after the hectic times in Tokyo.
Wandered back to the souvenir street and a Lorry bought some toe socks as gifts, then caught ...
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