Travel Blogs from Kobe
The last few days i started to notice that waking up early al these days and walking around all the time started to take it's toll on me physically. I decided to do not set my alarm for today and just sleep out a little bit. The plan was to go to Kobe today but since i had no definite plans i decided to go when i was awake and just stroll around …
... 3 in quick succession then explaining in Japanese he's very thirsty lol).
As the sun went down we followed crowds of people heading up the river bank. It was SOOOOOO busy when we came across hundreds of people hanging out by a road intersection we figured that it would be a good spot...and we weren't wrong. BEST FIREWORKS EVERERER. Amaaaaazing atmosphere, loads of fun.
It's now bout 10pm, we are knackered and ready for more tomorrow ...
... 8217;s and it looked very English and out of place.
There were two main entrance gates, one of each side of the moat. Some of the rocks used in the castle walls were very large. One weighed 130 tonnes and that was extremely BIG. There were others of similar size and one just wonders how they moved these from far away where they were mined, and transported them the many hundreds of kilometres and then up the hill. It would have been some ...
... and bought some sushi, onigiri and a pork and rice meal. When paying, we were asked something. In Japanese. Cue the "smile and shrug your shoulders" response. Evidently this was understood, as the chap then pointed to the pork and rice...and then at the microwave. Even in our diminished capacity, we understood what he meant, and we got a hot meal after all.
We returned to the guesthouse and immediately crashed.
... After the earthquake and Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown, my plans to study abroad here were unfortunately shot down and while I attended a few great study abroad programs in Europe, I still found myself wishing I could see Japan also. So, I arranged to visit one of my good friends Kelcey who was already studying abroad in Osaka right after I finished my program in Prague.
Japan is a country unlike any other I have been to. The ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking