Yanagawa Business Hotel
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... to walk the extra mile and check it out. Well either I went on the wrong day, or at the wrong time, or don't understand the word "lively" as I should have saved my shoe leather. It certainly wasn't lively and the street wasn't exactly packed with vendors but I did count three carts so I guess the "carts" bit was correct.
Also checked the water front area out when I was reserving my ticket to Busan. So that's it for Japan. Next stop ...
... observatory. Under dull lights there were two vending machines. I was thirsty, so I chose the drink that gave me the most for the same price as the others. Of course, it tasted like ****. It was some sort of weird tea or coffee thing, but either way there was no sweetener, and a bitter aftertaste. I walked back, waited a couple minutes for the lift to leave, then rode back to the bottom while I took a quick video of the city view.
I walked about a half hour ...
... to a 5 star hotel because of a crowded convention.
Oh, a funny incident happened on the way here; I board the modern Korean bullet train and quickly stuff my backpack and duffel bag on the open overhead racks as the aircraft-like cabin fills with people. As the train accelerates to its 120 mph clip I look around and notice all the people on the other side of the ...
... sworn to secrecy. During one of our planning sessions I casually suggested it might be nice to visit Iki Island and Andy went along with it. Then came a near disaster, the island performance was cancelled and I had to make some feeble excuse to Andy about being worried that bad weather could strand us on the island and we should just visit Fukuoka, where the next Kodo performance was taking place, to see the remains of the fortifications left from the Mongol invasion ...
... to return to the hotel and give me a chance to rest my foot.
Five hours on, the ibuprofen and rest seem to be reaping benefits; I'm not in as much pain, the redness and swelling have subsided a bit and I'm getting some movement back in my toe. So, sorry folks, it's a really boring entry today, with no photos - unless anyone really wants to see my gouty toe? I thought not!
Hope things are better tomorrow; I have some making up to do for ...
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