Senri Hankyu Hotel
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... head and silently commented "unbelievable, a Japanese version of you" hahahaaha
Our first night was spent exploring Tennoji neighbourhood, it's is about 5 mins subway train from downtown Osaka. Our first meal was Yakatori chicken and Philippe had a local Beer. The thing that surprised me was to have smokers allowed to smoke inside the restaurant.. I guess we are not used to it anymore.
Next morning, we attempted to visit the park just a ...
... I doubt I can get any of the names right so I'll just leave it to the pictures as documentation. That being said, I think Erika picked up 2 of the menus so I probably could recount what we had if pressed.
With a fine meal under our belts we headed home and took a long nap. When we awoke we decided to spend our final night checking ...
... and recognize God but I do feel the same depth of spirituality as I find in an old English church or the Vatican. It is times like this that I am sure we all worship one God under many guises.
The grounds were against a hillside in Northwest Kyoto and a lovely path wound up the hillside allowing one to see the whole complex and at times to be alone in peace. The visitors to the temple were respectfully silent and each was alone in their ...
... a 5 tier wooden pagoda with another lovely garden. The current pagoda was built in 1644 having burnt down 4 times previously. Fire fighting standards had obviously improved given the 5 buckets of water stood in a row outside!
Another temple on the way back to the hostel rounded off a full day's sightseeing.
A group of 7 New Zealanders, in Japan for a family wedding, invited me to join them for dinner. ...
After having a really nice breakfast at the 21st floor of Sheraton Miyako Hotel (with loads of takoyaki) and catching up with last minute photo shoot around the hotel, we depart from Osaka to Kyoto.
First, we made a stop at Maruyama Park for more sakura viewing. The star of this park is an old weeping sakura tree and how lucky we were, it was in full bloom. While busying ourselves photographing the tree as well as other blooming sakura trees around the park, strong ...