Travel Blogs from Kobe
... decided to walk back to the ship rather than taking the train because it was such a beautiful day. On our walk back we stopped at a Family Mart (a very popular convenience store) and purchased some drinks similar to four loko only they tasted like grapefruit and were way better. We drank as we walked through a park and stumbled, literally, upon some local university students playing soccer. Ben and I asked if we could play with them and they ...
... later) after waiting for 3.5 hours in the domestic part of Melbourne air port we then move through into the international part of the airport. This takes around 30-45 minutes. Who would have thought. But this does include getting security checked and other stuff like immigration. At 4:45 we then bored our plane that takes us through to Singapore. When we arrive at Singapore airport we are suddenly hit with a blast of humid air. It was amazing. Singapore airport ...
... shinden and shoin styles. Overall the tour guide was very informative and we did manage to get some photos in despite the rain and being gently herded along by guide at the back of the pack.
Next, we decided to walk to Nijo Castle - a UNESCO world heritage site which was built by the Tokugawa Shogunates (protectors of the Imperial Palace). Along the way, we stumbled across the Free Cafe Harimaya Station. ...
... the temple. We rubbed a statue for good luck and rang the big bell. A historic 3 tiered pagoda is tucked away in the corner.
On the path down the slope through the central walkway of the gardens, thousands of blue and pink hydrangeas bloomed around us. Near the bottom is the snack stand where we enjoyed a deliciously refreshing ice dessert with flavors of Japan, including macha! We were ...
... me a text or call me - My phone REFUSES to pick up a local network, so I am only contactable via the web. no idea why the effing thing won't work, but I guess it saves me money, and I wouldn't answer the phone anyway even if you did ring me! I occasionally get a network in China, so I might have a flood of texts then I suppose.
PPS- Anyone actually curious to see my throat...go back to the entry and you'll be greeted by a larger than life photo of my throat. Taking ...
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