Kobe Portopia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kobe
1) Riding the Shinkansen
2) Visiting the flowers and Mimuroto-ji temple
3) A storybook dinner that can only be done in Kyoto
On Tuesday morning, Hiro drove us all to Shin-Yokohama to take the bullet train to Kyoto. Junko said we were on one of the slower of the 3 …
... meters there was shopping area, restaurants and so on. We then had so many choice on our dinner. Whether to go for sushi, teppanyaki, grilled, hot pot or something else..it was too much to decide. Until we found one restaurant mainly serves sushi, sashimi and also other cooked dishes so we headed in. It was about 6pm already while we sat down at the sushi bar counter, enjoyed observing the chef managed all those fresh seafood. Since I can't eat raw meat so I had ...
... of the description of the garden is posted.
When the flowers are in bloom - azaleas, iris, water hyacinth, and anything else growing within the garden, it must be spectacular. Even with a lone iris flowering it was amazingly beautiful, especially when considering it had been used by both the Meiji Emperor and his Empress.
We then went and looked at the shrine. We've seen lots but the detail of the Meiji Shrine was in a different ...
Incredibly jet lagged today -- can't fall asleep for very long, and so it makes me sick. Didn't go to Kyoto today -- thought I might get sick on the train. Hoping for a long, good night's sleep tomorrow and the next so I will be well-rested for Hong Kong! ...
... I landed. The agent could barely speak English but managed to give me some general directions on how to get to an information booth within the airport. Wow! I definitely got the royal treatment on that flight.
Osaka is quite far from the airport. So, I took a fast train into downtown, and it took abut 35 minutes. Once there, I wandered through an outdoor mall that went on and on. It was freezing outside so I kept ducking into shops to get warm.
It was ...
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