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 …
An hour before the ship departed a local high school traditional drumming band came on board and gave a performance. It consisted of 8 children, 7 girls and 1 boy. The loved having there photo taken with everyone and looked like they enjoyed performing as much as everyone enjoyed the performance. Liz managed to record a minute or so while Dawn took lots of photos.
Then it was farewell to Kobe with lots of people waving us goodbye as we ...
... come in handy. A warm 3-8 range today.
I think we have walked about 10 kms today but we now know the JR train network and the subway. We have a seat booked to Hiroshima for tomorrow and think we can go straight to the correct train station!! Went to the Aquarium and the Human Rights Centre (Liberty Osaka) today - both were great. Oh my God, Sea Otters are the most gorgeous animals alive (apart from Harry, that is), Ordering meals is ...
... at the top and then had a herbal foot bath whilst the city below started to turn its lights on and twinkle. The views were mesmerizing. Back at the bottom we headed to the train station and back to Nara.
Ate some falafel(3rd non-Japanese meal of the day) and now we are back in the hostel talking to some more lovely Japanese and Belgium people about trains....
... to see the weekend Harajuku parade of young girls and guys cos playing. Of these we only saw maybe half a dozen.
Before we went looking for them we visited the Meiji Shrine and Park. What an amazing oasis in the middle of the city, even more so that the study park we visited yesterday.
The scale of the torii is astonishing. The park is peaceful and cool and very spiritual.
Inside the park is the beautiful Meiji Jingu Garden. ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking