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Travel Blogs from Shimabara
... place. Alot of Portugese and Chinese influence in the dishes, and even American. One place is called Big Man ( couldn't quite bring themselves to call it Fat Man) and it serves burgers of course.
It's funny in Japan in that they try and find something that will describe something in a unique way to make it special. It's got to be the oldest, the biggest, the first etc. For example, in the Glover gardens I saw the ...
... of its route, the train is at the station for about a minute. Just enough time for people to get off, and the others to get on. So as soon as the train arrived on my track, I hopped on with everyone else. My reservation was seat 5B in car 7. What the heck, someone was already sitting in my seat. The train is taking off and I have nowhere to sit or put my backpack. I go down one car and I find the conductor's office on the train, show him my ticket, and he ...
... fully gone. I even saw some people on the balcony waving from about 100 meters away. I tried not to laugh too hard. :-D The guy doing the whole story about Gunkanjima (in Japanese of course!) made us do some stretching excercise halfway through the boatride. When we got off the boat and on the island we got a 60 minute tour from three different platforms we were not allowed to leave. Gunkanjima was a mining island until 1974 and it has since been abandoned and partially damaged ...
... about 300 years ago but the job is far from finished so there's a lot of buildings and areas that are not visible or ready yet. Nevertheless it was really cool to see the structures that are already finished. In it are exhibitions about the history of Dejima and its inhabitants. The fact that i had to take my shoes of in every building didn't make it less worthwhile. Awesome piece of history. And if you tell any local in Nagasaki that you're dutch ...
... to tell you something; Mia has also had a boyfriend and crush too! And I've forgotten who's Mia's boyfriend is. But beautiful innocent Mathew is on the hook! I don't want to leave him, noooooooooooo!!! Anyway, thanks for listening diary! XOXO ...
Other places to stay in Shimabara
Shimabara Onsen, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $82
Shimabara Onsen, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $57
Shimabara Onsen, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $37
548 Naka-machi, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $56
1-1284-1 Shirachimomoyama, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $40
1-4 Minatomachi, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $38
Shimabara Onsen, Shimabara | Hotelfrom $71