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... by the cruise line. We get dropped at the entrance to the Motomachi shopping street. It's a covered pedestrian street that stretches for at least 2 km and includes retail shops, fresh food and restaurants, cafes and street food vendors. About 500 metres after we emerge from the shopping street we come to the Minatogawa Jinja (shrine). There are an enormous number of Shrines in Japan, but as this is our first we are quite intrigued. To add to the interest ...
... to have worked well here too as we stumbled across a kendo tournament a few hundred kids all dressed up and smacking each other with swords very cool to watch! Shinsekai was pretty amazing at night, the websites mentioned its supposed to be dangerous but we saw nothing like that. A lot of lights and tons of food (for a skinny race there is a surprising amount of food ...
... being 5 times our size. We get back to the hostel to find Sharon's bag returned by the company with everything still in it. Woohoo! Our last day in Osaka is spent at The Aquarium. It's claimed to be one of the best in the world. It's pretty good, with some extremely large tanks containing a variety of sharks. However, in retrospect, we are not sure it's worth the ¥2000 price tag (€17 - thats more than our daily food budget - ...
... were sweating! We took a slow walk through the grounds around the castle, scared that chickcadas (sp) were going to get us (they are these horrible bug/moth thing that live in the trees and make deafening buzzing sound). Occasionally they get riled up when a crow tries to eat one lol.
Now Osaka castle is not original. It got burnt down in so many wars/battles, but the original stones remain...some of which are 120+tonnes heavy, and brought there ...
... area, I noticed a place called The
Cat Café’. While walking by, I could see
cats romping around inside the store. I
guessed it to be a cat babysitting service.
Not even close. The Japanese have
a great fondness for cats, but most apartment buildings do not allow cats. The Cat Café’ is where cat lovers can go to
eat a meal in the midst of cats. They
can enjoy cat company and play with them as ...