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Tomorrow the 11. typhoon of the season will hit Japan so today I will have to go to Kobe if I want to see the sake museum ... and I do because they also have free sake tasting! :-)
Although the ordering of the train tickets is a bit tricky, because of the distance and local trains, I try to order the tickets from the machine myself like the Japanese do; fortunately the machines have an [English] button.. Well ... I get my ticket ... it's the ...
Today we had a full day in Osaka and were ready to explore. Osaka is a major city and feels a lot like Boston or Chicago. 1) Osaka Castle The construction of Osaka Castle (大阪城, Ōsakajō) started in 1583 on the former site of the Ishiyama Honganji Temple. The ruler, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, intended the castle to become the center of a new, unified Japan under his rule. It was the largest castle at the ...
26th May 2013
I'll be meeting a David White here in Osaka. I follow his instructions and reach his place which is a cool 14th floor apartment with a balcony which had a view of the business district. I think that the balcony might be a cool location to shoot a stop motion video of the sunrise/sunset. David is an English teacher from Ireland who's been living in Osaka for the last tree years. He comes across as very polite and kind. Imagine a very nice and ...
... we could pick some up at the stadium before game time at 6 pm.
Graeme and I took almost an hour using connecting trains to get to Koshein Stadium. Bryan joined us there.
From the moment we boarded the second train it was clear that we were in a baseball crowd. The fans streamed onto the train, most wearing various types of Tiger paraphernalia. The train got so packed that I saw a train official have to push the last ...
... all taxi drivers, is dressed in a suit and tie,
and the cab is spotless. As we left the
station, every uniformed security guard we passed either bowed to us, or gave a
salute. It took about 15 minutes through
traffic to get to the hotel which is on a side street, more like an alley. Somehow their reservation for us didn’t agree
with what we’d paid for. They had us
sharing a Japanese double bed. Victor