Hotel Sunroute Hakata
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Today was my final day in japan so I decided to use the free bike rental token I'd been given by my hostel for staying for 3 nights. Although there isn't much of specific interest in Fukuoka I found that it was a great city to cycle around. It has a couple of nice parks, one of which has a huge lake in the middle and a small Japanese garden which were both ...
... sumo tournaments the calibre of Rikishi(athletes) improves as the day goes on and the audience number follows a similar pattern. When I arrived at 9am there were around 20 people in the whole arena. But as the day went on it gradually increased until around 3.30pm when the main fights began. Sumo is like most Japanese ancient arts in its use of strong rituals, such as respect for your opponent, ...
... how all the delicious food is made (from my dish-washing station at the end of the kitchen) and we even get to try a lot of it during staff meals and during events. The two weeks we spent here literally flew by and we helped to host a wedding and live music event during the last lunar eclipse! And since we loved the place so darn much we decided to spend another two weeks here as our last wwoof host in Japan.
At this point I am getting rather far behind in ...
... many concerts because the public transportation takes them right to the venues. Fukuoka Dome is Japan’s first baseball stadium with a retractable roof. It home to the famous and victorious Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. Every November, Sumo wresting competition is held here and the residents are reminded of the season of the year when they see the wrestlers out and about in the city.
In the 16th and 17th centuries many castles ...
... and heard about some of their many rituals and beliefs (bordering on superstition—many rituals are performed to keep the evil spirits away or to conjure blessings). This is indeed a different culture...diversity makes for a much more interesting world.