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... to the Jetstar flight. Little did I know, Qatar Airways was a premium airline and they delivered. Maybe they just hit a soft spot by giving up a great brand of lollies before take off along with socks, blanket, a pillow, small toothbrush, eye-mask, refreshing towels and free in-flight entertainment. It seemed you couldn't pick when the movies started but they just continuously looped on the channel. So after watching Cars 2 I put on Cloudy with ...
... and I am getting reasonably familiar ...
... growing up
with Buddhism, squaring it with work and getting totally hammered,
the conversation sped on to extra-marital affairs and the IMF.
Strangely Dominique Strauss Kahn came up in conversation too, but not
in connection with either of those subjects. We piled out of the
closing bar and suddenly the two salarymen were diving into a cab,
one of them thrusting a plastic umbrella into my hands as a parting
gift – it's now strapped to my ...
... which inspired me to try the night views. I heard that the observation deck of the Yokkaich Port Tower was a good viewing spot, but it was closed at five on the day. (It's open until nine only on Saturdays.) So I just wandered around the petrochemical complex area along the coast. The lit-up plants looked futuristic and I understood why they were popular, but I didn't see anyone around there and I felt uncomfortable in the bleak area.
... have numerous Zen gardens, as well as a hidden shrine/temple where pilgrims pray while standing under the waterfall, sometimes in the dead of winter.
Kamigamo Shrine: This shrine is one Japan's oldest shrines and predates the founding of Kyoto itself. Built in 679AD, it is dedicated to Raijin, the god of thunder.
To-Ji Temple: This temple was established in 794 by imperial decree to protect the city. On the southern end of the site is a five-storey pagoda which ...