Ginsuiso Bekkan Choraku
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... The normal bumping on the approach to SFO was not bad. The landing was good enough.
The lady seated in front of me, who had been up and down, and in and out of her carry-on during the trip, quietly and very lady-like vomited on the floor in front of her seat as she arose to leave. Otherwise, the exit was smooth.
Customs was easy and quick. Shortly after we arrived at the baggage carousel, the buzzer sounded. Guess who’s bags were in the very ...
Today we got the bullet train south to Osaka where Universal Studios are. We were really excited about the train we also got our first bento box which was lovely. Cold rice and chicken, Nathan had pork. The train took three hours, it was so quiet and smooth. The toilets where not impressive though! We arrived at Osaka and then used our JR rail pass to get us to the hostel. The hostel was very hippy-fied but clean enough. Here is the longest shopping arcade in ...
The following day the sun was out so we went to explore Osaka Castle Park which was an easy walk from where we were staying. Vinh and I were both pretty tired so we were looking forward to having a chilled out day that everyone could enjoy. The castle itself is small but very impressive with it’s ornate design and golden embellishments. We only looked at the outside as it cost about 600 Yen (roughly $10US) to get inside. We thought that was a little steep.
... our next moves. Packing and folding and organizing. Canceling phones and arranging our visas. We also both needed to apply for extra passport pages -- we'd managed to fill all the pages.
“I left the woods for as good a reason as I went there. Perhaps it seemed to me that I had several more lives to live, and could not spare any more time for that one.”
― Henry David Thoreau
... but honestly, it was pretty dull. We were all fairly bored. It didn't help that visibility wasn't great today. So to sum up the ropeway, it was a ropeway up, some quick photos at the top, and ropeway back down. Another thing to put on the "been there, done that, never again" pile.
Once back at sea level, we headed down to Kobe Harborland, a popular shopping and entertainment area down on the Kobe waterfront. After browsing some of the ...