The Ritz-Carlton Osaka
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
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... someone would bow and welcome us. And we'd receive a bow when we handed money over and they'd bow again when we were given our receipt. Our taxi driver's bowed each time we hopped out of a cab or hopped off a ride at Disneyland. It doesn't matter how polite you may THINK you are...you will never be 'Japanese polite'. Until we met one (and the only one! ) rude person, we were starting to wonder if they were all really lovely robots and we were feeling bad about what jerks we must seem ...
... a large observation deck which gives you a fantastic view of Osaka. Jude was thrilled to be once again challenged to face her fear of heights. She says it was not too bad. We went downstairs to a basement area where they have recreated an old area of Osaka with lots of little restaurants in traditional style buildings. We had a feed of Ramen and then caught the train back to Namba and our hotel, where had a welcome bath and crashed ...
... we thought there was a charge to go up.
We went to the escalator building anyway and hoped they would take credit card. Much to our surprise, the (unsupported from the bottom - see picture) escalators that span between two towers and rise 5 floors, we're free to ride. It was the observation garden that cost money. The ride up and down the escalators was cool because you could see the surrounding buildings and also look straight down to the ground. You could not jump ...
... my hand at building a mini snowman. I eventually made it to the castle and amazed at the wonderful building that stood in front of me. Growing up in the UK, you have a perception of what a castle looks like and this was nothing like the castles in Europe. Castles in Europe are generally stone square structures but castles in Japan are these lovely wooden pagoda like structures that are uniquely beautiful with a sense of finesse about it. It was difficult to imagine that ...
... we had yakiudon (fried noodles) with sprouts, vegetables, ham and shimeji mushrooms. Other things here are tomagoyaki (rolled egg pancake cut to slices) and misoshiru.
3.7. In the evening we had don (something on top of rice) with maguro (tuna) and avocado. In addition tonjiru = misojiru with pork, and tamogodo-fu = egg tofu.
5.7. On this breakfast we had katsuonotataki, makizushi, tamagodo-fu and ...