Hotel Okura Fukuoka
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... camera was not where it was supposed to be. He realized that he must have left it at the restaurant so we hastily made an about-turn and headed back to the restaurant. Thankfully we were able to get back upstairs even though most of the shops had already closed and thankfully the camera was at the cash desk when we arrived. Just another example of the trustworthiness and reliability of the Japanese society that we had come to rely ...
... we hopped onto a bus that took us to the starting point of our boat ride along the network of canals that flow through the city. It was a beautiful sunny day - perfect! There were about a dozen of us that filled the river boat called "donko bune" and we set off on a quiet peaceful journey along a very picturesque route. The boat was propelled by a man in traditional dress using a long bamboo pole. Our "driver" kept up a steady dialogue in ...
... us tea and sweets. Following this, I made the presentation of our gifts from JKH to the group. The ladies were so thrilled with the plaque and the boxed engraved pen sets that I gave to each of the members. We spent a very enjoyable time sharing stories and asking questions of each other. The ladies proudly showed us some of the other amazing projects that they had created and had on display on the walls and ...
... yelling directions and holding onto flags and ropes in desperate attempt to not topple off. A long thin pole rose straight up from the center, and had three rings resembling the Olympic symbol. Lastly, four whistling men (two stationed in front, and two in back) held sticks that looked like white cheerleader poms, waved their arms and hands in signals to give some sort of direction or command. So not only were these men holding up this enormous float, but they were ...
8) The practicality of limited building space.
Whilst the Japanese carefully look after and restore their cultural sites, both significant or otherwise, they are not afraid to build new developments literally next door to them. There are plenty of tiny shrines surrounded by giant apartment blocks or skyscrapers that directly border on the boundary of the site. This allows maximum use of the space whilst keeping ...