The Ritz-Carlton Osaka
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... Wendy loved her shrimp burger though, and Cindy bought a red bean pie - which was also pretty tasty.
The staff in most shops here are brilliant. Even if they can't speak much English, a transaction is usually fairly simple. If they don't understand - you just point to the menu and use gestures and you both get there in the end. The staff often have a calculator on hand too - not to work out the price, but to hold up in front of you to show ...
... of Japanese language and culture which I'd otherwise have no idea about as a tourist. Without going into a lot of detail, reading and understanding Japanese sounds like a total nightmare due to the 4 different character sets and sounds, and culturally in some ways Japan is still stuck back in the 1950s (Phil's words not mine). We'd already read in the Japan Rough Guide that it's quite a male ...
Today was a long long day - the three flights home. At about 11.30am, Kibayashi picked me up from my host family's house to go to Itami airport. My host father had left earlier that morning for work, so I had already said goodbye to him. I said goodbye to my host mother, who cried when I left, then we began the hour drive to the airport. I had to be there two hours before to check in my luggage, and we were running a bit late because of the traffic, then Kibayashi wanted to stop to get ...
... the poor sharks and rays until they inevitably get sick of it and swim away. At least they provided charts on the walls with suggested areas of the fish where to poke and where not to.
This one was probably the most popular exhibit with the kids.
The fish harassment exhibit was the end of the aquarium, aside from several photo sellers which will take your photo with plastic fish, and then sell it back to you, and yet another ...
... along the route through the gardens and past some other buildings. There's nothing else that compares to the Golden Pavilion though. After going through once I went back in to check the view of the Golden Pavilion again and then left.
I started walking to the Kitano Tenman-gu temple. There's a market there on the 25th of the month. I got to a temple and wandered over. There was a tiny market with half ...