Travel Blogs from Kobe
... interested in the history of the
Pacific War, one of the other guys is also named Tom Jones. This is
planning a tour when we get to the southern islands.
lectures on many topics connected both directly and indirectly with
the places we visit on this trip. We have several presentation that
give interesting insight to China, and the special economic area of
are almost gone, the ...
Once at our subway station where we meet the hotel shuttle bus, we were too tired to go and sit and eat dinner so we went to 7 eleven and got noodles in a cup and some sandwiches and chocolate drizzled chips :) (haven't tried them yet) and some water for the next day, caught the bus back to our hotel and COLLAPSED. :) We did ...
... two more times before ten. Which was a real treat. Mike also decided to sleep with his huge backpack in his capsule, what a guy. We saw the Osaka castle where 99 percent of the tourists were all Japanese taking mad pictures.
We them took took the 300km train to Kyoto which is the place I wanted to go most because that's where the geisha's are! It is the oldest city in Japan and had some cool ...
... shopping arcade (main shopping street, lined with various stores and restaurants), Chinatown (南京町 nankinmachi), which used to be a settlement of Chinese merchants, but now is turned into a Japanised tourist attraction (Maran was not impressed with the lack of authentic Chinese signs, food and people) and harbourfront Meriken Park with an ...
... were far more plentiful and well labeled in Beijing than in any US city I can think of. That said, doors were not always offered.