Viainn Shinsaibashi Nagahoridori
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... shops with high price tags. But what fascinated us about this section of the street is the appearance of cute and gorgeous local girls with high heel shoes (that must have hurt) and trendy clothes and handsome boys looking extremely cool with their suits. They seem to keep approaching the people there asking for something that I don't know what.
The stop at Shinsaibashi concludes our first day journey. After that we were brought to the first hotel that ...
... these sizes also differ by about a kilogram in rice and toppings.
Isabelle ordered a pancake kids meal, Charlotte and Angela ordered ome rice gratans, Veronica ordered a medium ome rice with tonkatsu, and I ordered a large ome rice topped with hamburger.
The Small sized ome rice dishes at the table next to us came out first, and I got a little worried. They looked sufficient for a light to average meal.
When Veronica's ...
... it felt like a really short ride, or maybe it was because I'd just been on an 11 hour flight.
After the three flights, I finally arrived in Osaka about 7:30pm. Here, Kibayashi-sensei met me and drove me to my host family, Kondo-san's house, which is an hour and a half out of Central Osaka. He said I was welcome to sleep during the ride, but I was unable to - too much to look at! The city is so bright and all the trees on the Main Street were lit up. We ...
... reading this because I know this part will freak you out but don't worry it was perfectly safe aha. Anyways we took the elevator up 39 floors to the top of the building where you could go on the roof to walk around and get a better view of Osaka. At first I was a little sick when I looked down the middle ( this building basically 2 towers connected by this big donut over top and escalators in the middle that you go over and are basically floating 39 floors over nothing...perfectly ...
... before shutting off the lights at about 12:30am. Worse yet now, they suddenly switched all the lights back on at 3:30am (wtf right?) so my already uncomfortable rest was broken by the hive of activity and movement which began. After a long disappointing overnight in Narita Airport, I finally reached Osaka to get some business started (new apartment and school orientation and introductions). Here is where my new journey will ...
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