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Being only a short flight ie 7.5 hours long getting to japan was not too bad but still long enough to be cooped up. We are staying at the airport hotel so it reminded me so much of Hong Kong. The rooms are nice but of course we stuffed up and got 2 small double beds so Andrew will get a bed to himself and Laura and I will have to share - she is not as big and snorey as Andrew. We will go top to tail. My belly is playing up after ...
... to dip thin slices of beef and vegetables in to a bowl of boiling water in the middle of our table. After about 20 minutes of chop stick disasters, we finally got the knack and begun to appreciate how good raw beef can be when its dipped into boiling water for only a few seconds! An experience we'd recommend to you all!
The following day, although not part of our original itinerary, we felt that we couldn't go to Japan and not visit Hiroshima, particularly given ...
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The following day we headed off the ancient and original capital of Nara (see next entry) and returned to Osaka in the evening for dinner and to stay the night. We enjoyed a few surprisingly-affordable cocktails at a swank whiskey bar that was in the shopping mall adjacent to our hotel before heading back to the Minami area for dinner. After wandering around, we settled on ...
... eat so much! Japanese custom is to continue eating, even when you are full - something I'm not used to. Kimura has a very flash piano in her dining room, and I stupidly replied "Yes" when she asked if I could play. So, I had to play for her, knowing that she was probably the piano master. However, she was impressed at what I could remember, I think, and then I urged her to play. She's obviously been learning her whole life, she was very good. She asked ...
... a "snort". Then back downstairs to the bus and then 50 minute trip back home.
Sat up and talked until 1am with Geoff to sleep, then us shortly after. A bit of a laugh about snoring as Geoff get cranky with Lorry snorting but it turns out he does as well. we'd rearranged the apartment so Lorry and Geoff had some futon mattresses on the floor. We called them "the pile of rags".