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Travel Blogs from Fukuoka
... be a pottery shop, a small and gloomy place sticking out of the wall like an overgrown hole. I wouldn't have taken a second glance, if not for the two Buddhist lion statues sitting on the shop's window sill sporting a price tag: 1500 yen. They were a steal. I stepped inside looking to purchase, when I found the pottery shop to be no such thing. It was actually a barber shop, but the transaction took place all the same.
I can't say ...
Konichiwa from Fukuoka!
This weekend Jord and I came to Fukuoka to meet our friend Anna who is teaching english here and boy did we have a good time! After meeting up with Anna we headed to her friend Joel's house who graciously let us stay at his place last night and took us out around Fukuoka! Joel is a great guy from England who has been teaching English here for a few years and has a great cat named Gyro. After grabbing a great lunch of rice, beef and salad ...
Arrived in Fukuoka feeling really excited what lying ahead. Spent much time planning out all the driving routes, places to visit (villages, castles, volcano, gorges etc) and all the scenic locations i read about and of course all the wonderful accommodations with onsen.
Little did i expect what was in store for me not long after touching down in Fukuoka.
Lesson learnt ...
... was time for dinner once again so we headed off to the dining room. Again dinner was very good.
Once dinner was finished we all went to the Schooner Bar and played team trivia. We didn't do very well again.
After trivia it was time for the show,tonight it was Rhonda Birchmore. While she was good, it was not my kind of music.
Once the show was finished it was after 10pm and time for bed once ...
For our 3rd day in the cruise, we went down to Fukuoka, Japan as a stopover. It's just a province in Japan but I can see how beautiful and clean the city is. We got to try the some authentic Japanese food. And I must say, it's really good.
We only got to go down for a few hours, but will definitely go back to this place SOON! And hopefully in the city.
* all photos are mine :)