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Travel Blogs from Kobe
... cross our path
to Kobe, Japan; the Amsterdam is a very solid ship, it's not small,
and it is very stable but this was going to be a category 3 typhoon
so “Captain Fred” put us into high gear and we headed for Japan
at about 25 knots. That is water skiing speed and we were really
moving, everything was tied down and we were kept updated on the
weather even if all we could see was rain.
was to speed ...
... to think how on earth this got put here as you can see by the photos we look minute next to it!
On our way back to the hotel we discovered that not only are Japanese sewers more developed and civilised than China they even go as far as to decorate their drain covers, I think we are going to like this country!
So after a goodnight sleep our legs were no longer feeling like jelly and we set off for a day of exploring. We knew Japan ...
... we landed at Kansai International airport. It was rainy morning but we didn’t mind. We were in Japan. No rain would spoil that fact. At customs we were taken face photographs and finger prints and then we were free to explore this beautiful country.
At airport’s information desk we asked for direction to JR office to exchange our rail passes. Their office was located right in front of railway station. However we decided to do it ...
... me) and with unidentified sea creatures (Maran) :)
After the breakfast we checked out of the hotel, left the bags at the reception and went to conference venue. I attended the first tutorial (by a guy from Microsoft) while Maran was hanging out at a Starbucks.
After that we had to move our stuff from the first hotel to the second place. On the way back to ...
... so desire! I like leaving it on as I so love waking up and getting good wishes from you all, it's what makes me believe that there are still people out there who care about me! So once again, I thankyou for your encouragement and always look forward to waking up in the morning (if I have wifi handy) to see who's been reading and keeping up with my day and in some way sharing the trip with me. Even better when I get an email from friends and family too. You guys make my day, ...