Park Inn Kaibara
Travel Blogs from Tamba
... lots of laughter as I tried to whip the tea out of the poor fragile whisk. Both the whisk and I survived the humiliation. Next try I did better as I served Takimichi his tea!!
A visit to a special display of ceramics in the local museum capped off the afternoon. We made our way home for supper with the family before Mayumi and Mika headed back to Osaka with their families.
Next morning we got up early and had Kayoko's ...
Jan 23, 1:41pm
So i passed out after i checked in and didn't manage to get to the harbourland... but woke up to japanese soap opera and with a phone call from my friend hoshi.
i've missed hoshi. he was a great partier in Toronto and still is. we had supper (where ihad the best tasting almond pudding and blueberry mojito) and then we went to a FOREIGNER's pub..
not the band.. but it was just some english pub where foreign guys come to pick up ...
... and stopped to watch the dancers for a bit while we at.
Finally, even though we were all having a great time, decided we'd have to get moving if we were going to get to our hostel, by check-in ( which ended at 9pm ).
We had all planned to come back after checking in, but by the time we got settled we were all so tired we just decided to go to bed.
I will continue our Kansai adventure in the next post.
... some red wine to go with the dark meat. The chef even made tofu taste good, which is remarkable as we both usually find it bland and of a nasty texture. We did have the intention of heading to the sake museum afterwards but found ourselves in an internet cafe where we took the time to catch up with some blogging and picture resizing. Our whistle stop tour of Japan continued and the next morning we headed to Kurashiki via the pottery town of ...
... to adjust to the time change and see a bit of the city. Kobe suffered a major earthquake in 1994, but the only sign of it today is the Earthquake Memorial that we visited along the shore. We took a bus tour around the city, which was interesting even though we couldn't understand the guide! Kyoto The day after my conference ended, we took the fast train to Kyoto. We got there early and spent the day walking around the city, which is a little bigger and more ...
Other places to stay in Tamba
622-1 Yokota Hikamicho, Tamba | Hotelfrom $55