- Shuttle bus service
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Maple Kobe
Travel Blogs from Kobe
... The night finished up at about 4am and we were at tipping stage, well past full looking forward to a sleep in the next day. The following day we spent some time with Coxy and Moeko exploring Kobe. That night we enjoyed a nice laid back dinner with the Cox and Geddes Clan as they were all heading back to Australia the next day. We tucked into bed ready to head south for a few days to dry out, we planned on seeing Coxy again later in the week in ...
... rock garden, sakura-fringed reflecting lake and traditional tatami-mat-covered and painted walled building.
We bombed it back to the hotel to grab our things, loaded up on some snacks and beer for our Hikari shinkansen return to Tokyo. I easily could have spent 2-3 more days in Kyoto as we didn't get to Nijo Castle, Arashiyama, Ninnan-ji amongst other things.
... Nothing crazy, the sort of rain you'd see on a rainy day in Canada. I came back to the hostel and stayed there for the night while it just rained all evening and all night. There was no high winds...no lighting or thunder...just rain, a lot of it. It didn't stop raining until the next day around noon and then the sun was out and everything was as normal as can be. I figured the typhoon must of just missed us. I went out for some ...
Our bus arrived in Kyoto at 6 in the morning. With no hostel booked and feeling absolutely drained, we decided to find a nearby budget hotel. On the way we stumbled across this really nice hostel, rang the door bell, spoke to the night staff and let on that we had a booking and were just waiting until 8 for the reception to open and check in. It worked and the next few hours were spent relaxing, showering, updating the blog and uploading photos to a back-up site. It was fantastic! ...
... to Japanese architecture and design which is genuinely attuned with nature both by using natural materials and colours as well integrating the natural world, this temple is entirely and opulently golden. It is also a favourite attraction for both local and foreign tourists being one of the most visited places in Kyoto. In fact we were accompanied by a whole busload of students on the way to Kinkaku-ji and at the temple grounds where we were asked to pose for photos.