Travel Blogs from Kobe
... eaters down
the street. We had once again gotten
submerged in a mass of people, shoulder to shoulder, as far as the eye could
see. We were once again packed like
sardines in the train cars.
Are there vending
machines in Japan? There
are a lot of vending machines in Japan! They
sell pop, juice, water, tea, whiskey drinks and beer. No matter where, there are vending machines
in view. ...
Another start to the day, another unorthodox toyoko inn breakfast. Today's offering was tiny sausages (only a few centimeters in length), cold pasta salad, croissants, bread rolls and salad. Another very quiet day today, with not much planned.
All in all, Osaka isn't a great place to spend much time on a Japanese holiday. I'd recommend seeing Dotombori at night like we did last night. And do so on a Friday or a Saturday night when it is ...
... gate and a Mercedes in the driveway and then said reading from the tourist map he had in his hand “apparently there was a shooting here (still looking like he was reading from the map) back in 1986 and you can still see the bullet holes in the wall if you look for them” and of course, I was looking for them in the big wall beside the house and then he started laughing at me and said “god you are gullible!!” ha ha Bill very funny, you win this round, ...
... the bombing. video : Kobe Mosque
http://www.you tube.com/watch?v=Jgqe9Kc9yoQ website Kobe Mosque http://www.salatomatic.com/d/Kobe+5277+ Kobe-Muslim-Mosque Then tried to find the colonial homes. I found out from reading my guidebook that starting ...
... d been missing on my ski area and major city tour of Japan so far.
And then I arrived right in the heart of it: downtown Tokyo.
It was a bit confusing at first trying to figure out where I needed to catch my subway to the hostel that I’d booked. You might not be surprised to read that, knowing that Tokyo is one of the biggest, craziest cities in the world. But I found train and subways in Japan remarkably easy to navigate, despite the fact that the ...