TripAdvisor Reviews Gekkoen Kouroukan Kobe
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... We protested to the attendant who told us we are guaranteed a seat not luggage space, and said she’s find a space for Carol’s. (She did, above seat 5, so her bag traveled First Class.) The man, part of an aggressive pair on many of our excursions (the woman was always rushing to the front for her photos, so we had to wait until got out of the way) calmly took his seat in row 21.
The flight was not bad. The only problem was a man in row 19 ...
... we had some lunch, Japanese of course, rice, vege's wohoo and grilled beef. Very very yum. Then we wrecked all that goodness with Haagan daz ice cream :).
Time to move after all that food, so we hopped on a ship cruise to take us around the harbour. This was spectacular, we really loved this. The breeze was fantastic and the sights were amazing. This went for 45 minutes and we didn't want to get off :). Once we did get off, we noticed that ...
... for the nasa i somehow managed to buy a train ticket. Yes, handling any japanese automatic machines requires phd in astrophysics.
--> I made the guy at the immigration laugh, the guy at custom, the guy at the train ticket place (when i started swearing at the nasa ticket dispenser), the guys in the train.
--> Watched japanese tv and kind of understand it (proud)
Tonight i'm sleeping with Luffy's WHOLE CREW! (pics tomorrow...)
... leaving our bags in the lobby all day, then a check-in to the double room this afternoon. Annoying, but only a minor inconvenience.
After a fairly dull (and late) breakfast we left the hotel at around 10am to do some exploring of Kobe. First port of call was the train station, but not to catch a train, but rather to buy bus passes. Kobe, like Kyoto is very well covered by an efficient and cheap bus route which loops the city. At least ...
... 8211; not only cherry blossom but other beautiful flowers in bloom – you can never have enough flower shots and my mother-in-law likes them so just skip the photos hahahaha!
It was built in 947, to appease the angry spirit of bureaucrat, scholar and poet Sugawara no Michizane, who had been exiled as a result of political maneuvers of his enemies in the Fujiwara clan. The shrine was dedicated to Michizane; and in 986, the scholar-bureaucrat was ...