Travel Blogs from Kobe
... The normal bumping on the approach to SFO was not bad. The landing was good enough.
The lady seated in front of me, who had been up and down, and in and out of her carry-on during the trip, quietly and very lady-like vomited on the floor in front of her seat as she arose to leave. Otherwise, the exit was smooth.
Customs was easy and quick. Shortly after we arrived at the baggage carousel, the buzzer sounded. Guess who’s bags were in the very ...
... 8217;s warring factions in 1583. He hoped that Osaka Castle would be a glorious symbol of his power- 100,000 men worked for three years to construct the granite castle. The “indestructible” castle was destroyed after a siege in 1615 and then rebuilt only to be struck by lightning and destroyed again. The present Osaka castle is a 1931 concrete reproduction, but did survive World War II, when the rest of Osaka was destroyed by carpet bombing. As the sun ...
... we bought her for 80 kuai
(about $10). We bought her from a
horrible pet shop in town where the lady is so rude to us and mean to
animals. Her husband is the only person
I’ve ever seen that actually eats those eggs with the whole bird inside (ugh!). We didn’t want to support these people but
the kitten was so sad and we’ve been looking for a cat for months. Cats are not a common pet in China and we
... but honestly, it was pretty dull. We were all fairly bored. It didn't help that visibility wasn't great today. So to sum up the ropeway, it was a ropeway up, some quick photos at the top, and ropeway back down. Another thing to put on the "been there, done that, never again" pile.
Once back at sea level, we headed down to Kobe Harborland, a popular shopping and entertainment area down on the Kobe waterfront. After browsing some of the ...
... a great job of creating a 'natural' environment with running waterfalls etc. They even had a tank dedicated to south american tropical fish, similar to marks old tank so that was given much attention!!
The day ended with a nice meal near the aquarium and then a rush back to the hotel as mark wanted to listento Nottingham v Derby on the internet, first though we had to find Nannana a Japanese cheesecake pancake or ...