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We left the house so excited that we were pretty much bouncing off the walls and it was only 6:45am! We arrived at the Gold Coast Airport around 8:00 and we couldn't wait to get on that plane! But of course we had to go through baggage check-in, security and customs first. We boarded and were off on our Jetstar flight by 10:20. After 9.5 hours of …
... takeaway place, and again had no idea what we were ordering, but the staff were so happy for us to be there and everyone smiled and grinned at us. No idea what it was, seafood of some ilk, and it was beautiful with a Suntory ale, so I had two. As we left the staff lined up and spoke words of thanks, gave us a frequent shopper card and explained it all in perfect Japanese (I just smiled), and they waved and bowed to us and sent us off feeling like royalty. You know, there is ...
... Glico man and billboards for Suntory Whiskey and Asahi Beer, karaoke boxes, restaurants, bars all contribute to an exciting environment. A giant mechanical crab beckons customers into a sushi shop, large glowing dragons, mechanical clowns, bright blow-up fish, must all be a significant drain on the electric grid.
A short train ride got us to the Umeda District where we saw the Osaka Castle built by Shogun Toyotomi Hideyoshi after he had managed to unite ...
... most popular destination of Australia among Japanese tourists. I took a few pictures in the airport, grabbed some bites and left Cairns.
My seat was located in the middle of the cabin at first, but a flight crew found a vacant window seat and offered it to me. I didn't know why he did so, but I knew the reason in 10 minutes. When I was watching the sea through the window, many clusters of coal reef appeared. Yes! They were Great Barrier Reef! Then I realised that ...
... The swells were very large and rocked the
boat considerably. It was difficult to
even walk around. I tried to eat dinner
but it quickly came back up. I brought
along a bottle of fine whisky but I couldn’t even begin to think about
drinking. I crawled into bed listening
to the creaking of the whole ship and hoped for smoother waters ahead.
I woke up early and the water was much calmer making for a