Travel Blogs from Akashi
... began filling the streets, as if the majority of people sleep until noon in this part of the city. Some of the typical Japanese weirdness began to creep into the shopping experience, like insanely dressed shoppers obviously seeking attention, to unexplainable and seemingly purposeless characters, wandering around for no apparent reason.
The red and blue oversized head guys were ...
... We wandered for a little while longer, and began to make our way back to the station. We walked down a lovely traditional street, which had a constant soundtrack playing quietly all the way along. After looking in a few gift shops, we caught the train back to Umeda. It was our last night in Osaka, so we both had a couple of drinks and chatted with Eric, Trevor (another guy who was living in Japan) and a couple of others who were staying at the hostel. Tomorrow we would be going to ...
... would use. We chose the 'other' one (instead of the 'Jetstar only' lounge).
The queue at immigration of ,,,, no-one except us, also took about two minutes.
Plane was delayed 15 minutes and cattle class was absolutely packed with excited Japanese school children. Lucky we were up the pointy end in row 2.
Business/StarClass was great again. Terrific service, good meals. Got those eye shades on, reclined those seats and got some sleep. ...
Sunday April 3rd
Sunday was a bright and sunny day. Tuneaki and Rica, two of David's Japanese friends, had kindly invited us out to lunch and picked us up at 11. (we weren't long up, but then it was Sunday). They took us to a perfect sushi restaurant. The plates of sushi came round on little train tracks to each booth and you picked off the ones you fancied eating. You could also order from the menu by a computer screen in each ...
... at home now. Somehow though, we can't shake the feeling we're working at a toy kitchen - everything is in miniature, and the spatulas we were provided are brightly colored and heart-shaped!
Yesterday, Sunday, we met some fellow ECC employees who've also just arrived; Alex, Mark, Dan, Emi, Nadine, Paul, and Katherine. Our English-speaking landlord Bruce arranged a meeting for us. It was great to check out ...
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