Sannomiya Terminal Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kobe
... to come out-and together! We were the first to leave the baggage area. Another miracle!
Carol called, as instructed, to Red Tie, the transportation service we contracted with for the trip to and from SFO. He was there within a few minutes. The trip home was fast and easy. And here we are: HOME AGAIN!
We hope to return to Almanor ASAP. I have a minor medical issue that must be dealt with in Oakland once a week, starting tomorrow, for six ...
... KENDO (la voie du sabre).
La première étape a été de faire le papier WASHI 和紙 . Et quelle n'a pas été ma surprise que de voir qu'il s'agissait de la même technique que celle utilisée en Turquie dans l'art EBRU. Bon je ne suis absolument pas aussi douée que les Turcs car je n'ai jamais réussi à faire une tulipe ou une rose!
La deuxième étape a été d'apprendre à faire les différentes lignes que l'on utilise pour tracer les kanjis. Il y a beaucoup de types ...
... of good luck. I think he was lucky just
to get un-stuck.
The other main
attraction in this area is the Nara Deer.
These deer roam freely through the city park and on the grounds of the Temple.
Visitors may pet the deer, and deer food is available for purchase. There were hoards of school children on the
scene this day. Two young boys stopped
us and were trying out their English language skills. They were amazed at Victor’s ...
... fill in some time before lunch, we emerged from the shopping centre on the harbor side, to what appeared to be a kiddie amusement park. Ferris wheel, and roller coaster, merry-go-rounds, and a few other rides dotted the park. My girls, with their Disneyland experiences still fresh in their memories, wanted to ride the rollercoaster. As there was some time to kill before lunch they jumped in line, while (very reminiscent of Disneyland) Veronica and ...
... then walked to Todai-ji – the biggest wooden structure in the world. It is a really impressive temple, and once you get up close, it really is very big! Apparently it is only two thirds of its original size. A nice man offered to take a photo of us outside of Todai-ji, which we were grateful for, as the whole hold-the-camera-in-front-of-you-and-hop e-it-turns-out-OK thing wasn’t working! Inside the temple is a huge Buddha, and in one of the wooden posts is a hole the size ...