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... br> The brewery is quite nice with a lot of old tools and explanations on how they where used ... sadly mostly in Japanese. Taking pictures is difficult because of the dim lighting.
The sake tasting was a bit of a surprise. One can actually taste how much the rice has been polished before brewing. :-/ Well, well, well, who would have thought.
As I go I get a sake ice cream to go. Nice.
Steps / strides today: 10434
... success under our belts, we decided
to call it a day.
Day 2 – Saturday 22 December
Today we went to Universal Studios
Osaka! I'm guessing Universal Studios Osaka is a direct copy of
Universal Studios LA because they both seem to have pretty much the
same rides. It was a pretty fun day. The highlight was definitely the
Hollywood Dream roller-coaster. The rest were quite entertaining but
a lot of the rides were really simulators where they sit ...
... but not great. I actually manage to get a few triangular pieces of my dinner into my mouth. But then my coordination fails me. I covertly look around, nobody's watching, so I maneuver the food with my finger between the 'sticks, then proceed to lift said food to my mouth. Whew! Still nobody looking!
I can't describe to you the flavor, you have to eat it yourself. There's nothing I've tasted that's ...
Our day started on the subway as usual. We took the subway to Osaka Station and shopped at the Pokemon store. I ended up buying a cute pikachu watch so we now know what time it is =) Then we hopped on a train to Himeji where we will scour Himeji Castle. My stomach seems to not like the JR trains as I was feeling sick again. After an hour we arrived at Himeji station and took pictures with the cartoon Himeji Castle and then ...
... see some of the instrumentation used to do the techniques we talk about in class (e.g produce knockout mice) and we saw some C. elegans and planaria under microscopes. There were some GFP posters up, but much to my disappointment it was barely mentioned in the tour.
After the FTP I met up with Dianne and Caitlin, who had been exploring Kobe – not so easy to do without a cellphone. We took the subway back into Kobe and after ...