Hotel Universal Port
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The last full day in Japan, and the Osaka Castle 3D illumination was a pretty spectacular way to end it.
The day started off, again very slowly. In general, unless you're a businessman rushing to catch a morning train, days begin much later in Japan than they do in Australia. Shops seem to start their trading hours around 10am, and even at …
We had grand plans for shopping, Osaka aquarium and a visit to Osaka castle for the 3d illumination after dark, but once again temperature and motivation were barriers to getting everything done that we wanted to do.
I think our ambitious schedules, which worked at the beginning of the trip, are just starting to catch up with us a little …
Today was the inevitable, but sad day where we moved on from Kyoto, and made our last city hop of the trip. Back to Osaka, where this all began, almost 3 weeks ago.
We packed up our belongings, and walked out of our spacious apartment for the last time. The Sakara Apartment was a fantastic find, and is probably the most comfortable place …
... this very frustrating as the city was not affected by the earthquake at all, but as so much of the disaster was in the media it scared people off coming to Japan. We can definitely say that we are so glad that we came.
As there are so many temples and shrines that we got to see, we've decided to just sum up the best:
The Kinkaku-Ji (Golden Temple) was originally built in 1397 as a retirement villa for Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (literally, "a commander of ...
... shapes, moss, and raked white gravel surrounded by a weeping clay wall. The patina of age, sabi, etched on the rocks provoke timelessness. The stones, buried into the ground, were both local stones, highly ...