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 ...
... for over an hour. Our bottoms were pretty sore from sitting on the wooden seats by the time we disembarked. We arrived in a quaint village and we walked to a restaurant that Haruyo had reserved for us. The specialty of the area is grilled eel - kabayaki. It is served on top of rice flavoured with soy sauce. There was also a soup cooked on individual cookers containing fish, eggs, and vegetables and a few exotic dishes including jelly fish, some kind ...
... 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 ...
... on the shoulders of up to 20 boys and men, a large and ornately carved wooden shrine floated between the beams, its sides draped in colorful cloth and gold bells. Inside the shrine were musicians hidden from view playing repeating melodic tunes with drums and tinkling chimes. On top of the shrine were long spindly plastic tubes covered in rainbow strips of paper that bounced with each step like the many legs of a spider. Men were also standing on top of the ...
... but it was good fun and really redeemed Fukuoka for us! Although at one point the man from the yatai wanted to buy us something from 'broth of floating food', the staff picked out a really over cooked boiled egg and laughing placed it in front of us and we just about managed to force it down with lots of polite mmmmm-ing. After getting the tube back (we really did walk a long way), we then found a sort ...