Hotel Sunroute Sopra Kobe
Travel Blogs from Kobe
Day 6 – 26 December
The first day of using our JR pass! We
decided to go to Kobe today, just to look around a different city and
see some sights. It was a pretty enjoyable day – we left the hotel
around 10am and didn't arrive in Kobe till about 11.30am, but we
still had plenty of time ...
... Umeda is right in front of us.
Check in, just photocopy of passport required because we've pre-paid through HotelClub. Receptionist notices we're two men and we've only booked a semi-double but I assure him that's what we wand and he just smiled and said "I just needed to check".
1806, top floor! A semi double is a small room with a double bed, intended more for single business travellers but ...
... Eiko joined us for two weeks cycling in Holland. We met Akagi-san when he joined us on the last Pittsburgh to DC cycle trip in 2009. Takeshi's (he's about75) front teeth were broken and he later explained that he had fallen over his handlebar one night after he didn't see the big pothole!! He has been waiting for the swelling to go down before having them fixed. We stored our backpacks in a locker at the ...
We stayed in the flat most of the day,ate cup noodle again and left the flat at 4.30. We went to Universal City,it was empty. They had a Takoyaki museum there.
We met everyone for our farewell meal at favourite chicken. We drank big beers, Hot Sake and plum wine.
We ended up ...
... of lights i headed back down, wandered around German Christmas until santa showed up with a Cello and started back to the train station. thinking i would shave a few minutes off the walk by taking a "short cut" i promptly found myself wandering around an area we'll just refer to as unsavory until i found a Mr. Donut where i took refuge with a cupcake. back to the hostel in time to get my last load of laundry of the trip done and formulate a plan of attack for the BIG city of ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility