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... to others and we seemed to be at the nothing end of town. While we are travelling independently we had a travel agent organise our itinerary as we were too busy to do it all ourselves which is what we normally do. The down side is that they may not always get hotel selection to your liking, especially if a control freak like moi! A bonus is the 24 degree temperature, and the squawking crows, and the grass is browned off like they have had no ...
... It also appears to have a large cemetery going up the hill behind it.
Right across the street from the Kofukuji Temple we found a small cafe called the Bistrot Audrey. It’s not often that I run across my name and I certainly didn’t expect to in Japan. Unfortunately it was closed, so we didn’t get to eat there. We did walk down a little ways to see the Spectacles Bridge, which was built by the 2nd abbot of the Kofukuji Temple and is the oldest ...
... time to the old Oriental world the gardens belong to.
We sailed out of Nagasaki as the rain turned heaver, but I didn't and was standing up on the top deck taking in the fascinating city, happy to be going out by sea just as my grandfather must have nearly 70 years ago. It must look so different now, with enormous shipyards building cruise ships rather than warships, but I was moved by the visit just the same.
Hopefully that blog was long enough..Ian
... We have the Japan Rail pass, but we don't know where we ll be next. We do have an idea of cities we want to visit, but we are really just winging it. We are not worried because we feel safe and we love the adventure. For example, we wanted to stay one more night in Nagasaki, but there was no more room at the inn (ha ha ha). So we looked at the map and Kumamoto looked good, so we are headed there for one night only. From ...
... I won’t
forget our first day in Japan… Tomoko even made the little paper cranes, and
gave to everyone, and sang us a song before we completed our day…She was 56 and
looked so much younger..
Sam had a shorter ,but excellent tour of the Shipyard and
museum, learning so much about the whole process of what happens , a huge
operation, from tankers to research ships ,to destroyers, to huge passenger
liners ,and much ...