Travel Blogs from Kobe
... and people. It was actually really cool. We had two people in our group; a boy named Yuta and a girl named…..I forget. But they were super cool and totally broke the Japanese stereotype of everyone being shy because this guy was by no means shy! She had the most spunk and was the most talkative person I have ever met! She was so well traveled too! She was born in the US, lived in Michigan until ...
... is still the new years holiday, so we've possibly come at the worse time. The temple was beautiful, although I was more struck by its commerciality than any Buddishm. The whole place seemed like an entreprise, not a place of worship, but maybe I am just a rotten sceptic with over romanticised, unrealistic expectations. The snow that begins to lightly fall for a few minutes reminds us of how cold it is. We decide to ...
... soon. When we adopted her, her
cage was on top of a dog’s cage and under a really dirty cage full of loud,
ugly birds so we think her condition contributed to her ill health.
That is most of how my last three months have been. Mostly anticipating this trip and continually
adjusting to life here. I have recently
discovered baozi which is a popular breakfast food here but can be bought late
into the afternoon. ...
... style restaurant, and Japan-ize it. It has all of the Texas style stuff lying around that would would expect. Vehicle number plates, barrels, hay bails, etc. But then there is a weird Japan twist, on everything, and that includes the food, as well as the décor.
But I have to say, this was probably my favourite meal in Japan of this trip. It was that good. Everything was done perfectly, and it started with the seat. After a short wait, we ...
... the beach we reached the world famous shrine that looks as if it is floating on water. Can't remember the name of it just now - will update later. After spending a couple of hours just soaking up the atmosphere and taking it all in we went through the back streets and found a lovely restaurant where we had lunch and then browsed the shops lining the streets. Michelle found a lovely wood block print of the gate to the strine which depicts the place by night. It was ...
How has this ryokan rated in the past?
- Free parking