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... to abate Nat's sweet tooth), to noxiously sweet, flavoured with peaches, lemons or plums.
Once you've had plum sake there's no going back, so we bought a bottle, along with some curious cans of fruity flavoured sake. These turned out to be the sake equivalent of jelly shots in a can, and were very odd, but at ~£1 each you can't complain..
Nunobiki Falls and Kitano
Feeling the effects of the ...
The Jetstar check-in line was huge. Easily the longest line in the airport. Once again the business class tickets pay off, and we just strolled straight past the hundreds of people waiting in line, and had our baggage checked in under 5 minutes.
Even in Japan, Starbucks is like a plague. Fortunately in Japan they make really good coffee, and double fortunately they have one inside the international departure lounge of Kansai airport which helped ...
... and get into the safe harbor of Kobe before
the storm overtook us. We did, and were safely tied up a half day
earlier than planned. Then the storm shifted , and basically left
“Capt. Fred” with the choice of sailing into the Cat 3 or waiting
another day and then cruising down the Inside Sea of Japan. This Sea
is actually one very large National Park. The next two days were
absolutely beautiful. Somehow plan B has turned out to be a ...
... of things including make flushing noises when you sit down (presumably to hide any other natural sounds!), they are also heated, just the thing on a 32 degree day! You can turn the heat off but for some reason they don’t.
When you wander around the cities you can hear lots of little birds chirping, in fact they are the traffic lights signalling 'walk’ and ‘don’t walk’. Took a while to work that out. There are also strange ...
... with a basin where you leave your cloths. The wet room has a shower on the floor where you wash and then a small but very deep tub it soak in ounce you are clean. The water in the tub thus stays clean and is used by the whole family. It has a heater so can be used for a few days. Up the extremely steep stairs are 2 bed rooms with futons and tatami mats and sliding screen doors. We left our futons out but a Japanese family would put them away during the ...