Travel Blogs from Akashi
... atmosphere of Osaka in the early 20th century, but not knowing about it until after the fact we didn't investigate. You take an elevator most of the way up one of the towers, then switch to an escalator which moves you diagonally between the two towers to the observation deck. It's a great view from the top. A little windy today, and the pollution moving in from China doesn't help, but it was well worth the effort. I can now cross that one off the ...
... Hollywood: about half of the rides are the same, or very similar. For those of you who have never been to a Universal Studios ( you should go), this amusement park is not big on high-thrill rollercoasters, but more on rides with 3D-effects, nice decorations, mechanical dinosaurs/sharks, and shows with actors in them. One of the rides had 'back to the future' as theme and would best be described as a virtual rollercoaster. Your cars move up and down and tilts and there is movie/the ...
... s either.I go upstairs to see if I cant sort this.they tell me to go to the bank next door.But their is no bank next door because I was already next door and didnt know it.Yep! found citybank card worked!
I also found Amerika Mura around the corner,and had a macdonalds at their cathedral of obesity.Hey! its Amerika Mura i'm allowed.Loud American music playing heaps of shops selling loud sporty american style and ...
... worked our way back down through the museum interior. After that, it was time for a small snack, so I got some ginger flavored soft serve ice cream. It was not bad! I don't like it as much as the sweet potato, but still better than plain vanilla.
Next, we subway trained over to the bay area. There, we went to an observation deck on the 55th floor of a trade center building where we could overlook the bay. It would have been ...
... tinue so we decided to just go back to Shin-Osaka. On the way back, we stopped to visit with Joe, Rachel, and some of the students from the Osaka University of Economics. We ate yakiniku, tabehoudai-style.
FRIDAY, MAY 27
Today, we went back to Kyoto again! The more I visit that city, the more I fall in love with it. Our first stop was a kimono museum, where we learned how to dye kimono fabric and stencil a design onto ...
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