Hotel Plaza Kobe
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... solidly built. On both sides of the gate are some very fierce looking warriors that are protecting the temple. A wide paved entrance road led to the large temple and thousands of people were visiting today. As we climbed the stairs to the temple, the huge image of the 15-meter bronze Buddha came into view with its serene expression of its face. Its right hand was in a raised position, palm facing forward which signifies no worries or fears. It can also signify ...
... so fast. Seemingly more-so even than both of the previous Japan trips, which makes this blog entry so difficult to write.
I have to admit to myself and the world that the holiday is over, and I'm now bound for normality again.
Our third Japan trip. Am I sorry that we went back to the same country again, and didn't choose somewhere else to go this time? After all, plenty of people have asked why we'd choose to go back to the same place over and ...
... proceeded to go inside the temple. All the men with their shaved heads and black robes (im unsure what their called) started chanting and singing and I cant even explain the feeling! I had chills the entire time it was so incredible. We then got some food to cook at the house, headed back and had an early night and everyone passed out around 11 PM.
... the next day we headed off, through Japanese countryside. The bus goes straight to Hiroshima, but stops to show you Japanese services, with the driver holding up a sign with the departure time on. Slick, just what I fancied, and easy. Generally buses aren't recommended, because local ones don't always announce stops in English, and so many foreigners travel with a rail pass, but if you don't have a pass or are travelling over longer than the 7/14/21 day length of those, the bus seems good to ...
... some guitars etc in the other corner and after about 15 mins or so a Japanese duo set up. The first song they played was Apache by the Shadows next up another US 60's surfing anthem or another. Quite bizarre feeling sitting in an Irish Pub in Osaka Japan listening to American surfing music.
Time arrived when needed to meet Toru and the boys at Bar Courage so we shuffled off there.
Deb and I arrived first so we pulled up two chairs and ordered a drink. Got chatting ...