Yanagawa Business Hotel
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... suite on the 33rd floor.
The club lounge at the hotel proved to be a sad joke, as was the lacking service.
Still, we're in the 3rd biggest suite in the hotel, for free (points).
Dinner was an ordinary pizza. As we dud not have time to go out, we just hung out by the hotel and inhaled the beautiful views of the sea and the Fukuoka Tower.
Tomorrow morning we're off back to Seoul in South Korea, for the final two days of our adventure.
... Sadly I only got to spend a few hours here as I transferred back to Tokyo from Fukuoka. My two Swiss friends spent a few says in Fukuoka as they sailed to Korea from its port and I sort of wish I could have stayed a little longer because it looked like they had a great time!
... but I wanted to see the Kushida Shrine again. The previous day, although I had been there for the Festival, it had been so crowded that I truly could not appreciate how peaceful it was. I'm glad that I ended up going again because I met a business man that on his was home from work stopped by to pray. We ended up talking and I spent a few minutes learning a bit about the Shinto religion.
This ends my little trip to Fukuoka. Stay tuned because Kumamoto is next!
... many shoppers - not sure how all the shops survive. Canal City also has a floor ( well nearly a floor) of restaurants that are just Ramen noodle places. You only go to that food area if you want Ramen!!!
The castle ruins were....... !!!! Just the stone walls around where the castle was are left. So can you call that "castle ruins"? Quite a big site, and where the "castle was" there are sports facilities ( tennis courts etc) and ...
... thing. But the two notable items in Peace Park are the Fountain of Peace and the Peace Statue.
The Peace Statue is very impressive, at almost 30 feet tall. The man's right hand is pointing up to the heavens, his left hand points toward where the bomb dropped, and his face is supposed to be in deep prayer (prayer for peace).
The Fountain of Peace was actually just a pool of peace that early in the morning. I wonder if there was just no peace at that ...
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