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TripAdvisor Reviews Taketoritei Maruyama Kobe
Travel Blogs from Kobe
... train station, and curtains that didn't quite fit – but right in the heart of Kobe so very convenient for exploring (thank goodness for earplugs and eyemasks!)
Hakutsuru Sake Museum
Our bags dropped off, we hopped back on the train to head to East Kobe – an area that has many sake breweries – to see the Hakutsuru Sake Museum and find out how sake is made.
... beliefs of typical Japanese citizens. According to Aimee, the Japanese don’t generally think much about religion, and instead focus more on just living their daily lives. She said that Shintoism doesn’t believe in an after life, or a Creator, and is essentially concerned with helping you maximize the pleasure from this life. They believe that when you die, you just disappear. (our view is that Shintoism is similar in many ways to atheism, ...
... in the car and off we went. As locals, they knew
where everything was, and were even willing to go through the process
of getting a day pass for the base. Tom was very pleased, it was
perfect. We then took them to a local restaurant for lunch and made
a donation to the work of their church. A hoped for adventure that
was almost lost turned into a wonderful adventure and the
opportunity to meet very nice people.
... over several floors, which have the Wave Rider 17. Barely even mentioned on the internet, model 17 comes in a rainbow style which is quite loud - er, lovely. But to tempt the bargain seeker, particularly one who refused to be spontaneous and went across the road to price compare, only to find that US 10 is their maximum, they have a Wave Rider 15 special edition, right size, under £50. My new training shoe awaits; one more in the Sauconys and they're dead, Jim. Reading: Jane Smiley, the ...
... running and jumping, no fences or gates. The only cage was for us, humans! You could feed the monkey sitting in a gated building and passing them some nuts or fruit, which they gently took out from your palm.
Then there was a feeding time, where stuff gave them food in the open right around us, the music was playing Mozart and the monkeys were running like crazy to get those nuts. All very interesting experience.