Arima Onsen Hotel Kinzan
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... flowed freely. The speech seemed to go down alright with even the Japanese getting some of my attempts at watered down Aussie humour. After the reception it is traditional for the bride and groom and friends to head off to an after party at an Inzakara (like an Aussie pub). The relatives and parents usually meet up somewhere else for a more mundane after party. We managed to fit more food in including raw horse and washed it down with plenty ...
... time. However, we did it for the experience and yes, we felt like idiots, but it was worth the embarrassment to say that we tried it.
After our fun little "gaming" experience we went back out on the streets and walked along a pleasant riverside boardwalk. On both sides of the river were big flashing signs, restaurants, and bars and even strangely shaped ferris wheel. There was a really fun, friendly atmosphere and we even got to see a Power Ranger (even though ...
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 ...
... peanuts compared to what the Asians bring to the table. I was so overwhelmed at the beginning of my first hanabi, tears shot in my eyes. As I said - fire flowers is a way better word than fireworks to describe it!
When the first couple of flowers unfold themselves high in the sky of Osaka the crowd shows its joy by really going ooh and aah and then everyone pulls out there camera or mobile phones and try to capture the beauty. I tried this as well, but its just ...
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 ...