Urban Hotel Kokubu
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
TripAdvisor Reviews Urban Hotel Kokubu Kirishima
Travel Blogs from Kirishima
... floor as I do. Defeated, I head downstairs to the bathroom in order to fix myself up for the alarming amount of traveling I have in store for me today.
Breakfast. Mmm. One last day of Akemi’s breakfast and then on to pastures hopefully as green as I have them now. I say a quick goodbye to everyone present, I did a proper one the previous night, and pack up my huge bag as the rain starts to fall down. Kazumi offers me a lift to the station and I eagerly accept.
... t seem to fancy.
We felt very privileged and were treated very well in the ryokans, I'll miss Japan.
We also enjoyed the 7 samurai home village, with bonsai and the intriguing kanakasi airplane fighters museum with photos of all of them. They looked so young and an old man giving a talk about it, still a lot of interest, after all these decades. No photos allowed.
... t finish it since we had lunch at 3pm and had been snacking on chocolate and ice cream on the steam train. No wonder I have put on 1Kg since being in Japan.
I plugged myself onto the iPod with a talking book and pretty much fell asleep after dinner. We arrived at Kagoshima at 8.04pm and made our way to the hotel next door. The room is much smaller than our previous ones but still bigger than the Kawasaki Nikko Hotel.
... to explore the north part of Kyushu (the south island of Japan). These days it is connected to the main island by Shinkansen and tunnel but in the past it was by conventional train and ferry. So there is a very good train museum commemorating this period. I am not whether to pleased or not but we saw a steam engine in immaculate condition the same age as me. I am not in a museum yet.
On the way back we had ...
... excellent, great energy. Dinner time and it's Italian night so all the wait staff are dressed in striped tops and scarves. They look great. Our 2 boys, Jeffrey and Dom are both from the Philippines and are lovely. We have an early start tomorrow and the captain will have to go full speed ahead as we were 45 minutes late leaving Kagoshima because some passengers had not turned up to customs despite being paged over the PA system numerous times. Sayonara Japan and Anyonghaseyo ...