Hotel Osaka Baytower
Travel Blogs from Osaka
It's been a long day of traveling around the globe, from Lausanne to Osaka with stops in Geneva, Amsterdam and Tokyo. This has amounted to just about 24 hours of moving around.
As the picture perfectly fails to illustrate, the frozen land below us was a breathtaking sight.
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... sense! From here you can walk around the edge of a circular path with fabulous views out over Osaka and surrounding areas. The inner part of the circular path looks down the 173 metres to the ground below. It is impressive and nerve wracking at the same time. Osaka like any big city stretches for miles and we are yet to discover its hidden delights!
We head back to the hotel where we are escorted to our room through a labyrinth of corridors. We ...
... version of mc Donald's which is called Lotteria. We had a really nice chocolate custard pie and milkshake which was ok but not McDonald's! We took the train back which seemed forever and went to the Nepali Indian curry restaurant by our hostel. We were served by a Japanese Indian and had a set meal which had some different dumplin type things to try which we're nice and the biggest garlic naan ever which was disappointing as it had no ...
... but there is so much in this small city it's almost overwhelming. They say they have a giant Buddha at Todaiji Temple. Even knowing you're going to see a giant Buddha, there is nothing that prepares you for just how giant it really is. It's pretty fantastic.
All in all I've been blown away by this entire trip. There some things I will particularly miss. Fresh fish everywhere, trains that go everywhere and run on time, ...
... of blood and death…and do not stay very long. As a tourist I feel completely in the way here. I am surrounded by traders that move the fish at breathtaking speed. Everywhere these little delivery carts race around and turn my relaxed market stroll into an unexpected adventure with increased danger of accidents.
After 5 weeks in Japan we are about to head to our next destination, Nepal. Our departure is a fitting conclusion to our overall impressions ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility