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... it was under some major reconstruction and covered in plastic, so we had to miss out.
We were by then, getting a little worn out, having walked miles, and decided to get on the bus and ride around town. That was really wonderful. In no time at all, we were out of the town and in what seemed like market gardens. Very narrow streets and old houses, that made us feel we were in pre-modernised Japan.
We finally got back to Nara Station ...
Early start, 0500! Luckily the bus we were after turned up just as we got to the stop.
The airport experience was a tense one with me stressing because we were running late and Jane moaning at me because she doesn't like to rush. We got through security and had to get to gate 505 and I could see on the screen they were boarding. When we were next to gate 1, gate 505 sounded hours away! We still hadn't made it and I saw ...
... It all works because most of the hotel patrons use public transportation.
The airport looks like it somehow just landed in the middle of a Japanese city. The airport and hotel and the airport are not actually in the city of Osaka; they are in Toyonaka, part of the enormous urban sprawl that is metropolitan Osaka.
... R/C models, train models and other similar stuff. I've also picked up a couple of latest Sailor Moon books for my sister's friend and a maid handed Jerry an ad for a bunny maid cafe (they have both maids and bunnies, what else can you wish for?). We also checked out the National Bunraku Theatre, where ...
Our timing so far on the trip home had so far been impeccable. After coffees, and a quick breeze through the customs security checkpoint we emerged on the other side with just enough time to do 10 minutes of souvenir shopping, and get to the boarding gate in time for it to open.
In true Jetstar form however, boarding was once again delayed. Only 15 minutes this time, and we were soon seated for the long but relatively comfortable flight back ...