Travel Blogs from Kobe
... wafers, which were of course delicious. By 8pm we were both feeling pretty tired, but, Miki, on discovery that I had never had ramen noodles, insisted she drive us to her favourite place in Kyoto. We drove via Kyoto university, were her husbad works and pointed out some famous sections. The place we were heading to was unforunately closed. Fifteen minutes later we all entered Miki's second favourite ramen noodle place in Kyoto, we ...
... cable car closes at 5pm in
winter. Didn't matter though as the Shinkansen departs from Shin
Kobe, so we jumped on the next bullet train and jetted back to Kyoto.
We ate ramen all day – had Ramen at
the Kyoto station for breakfast/lunch and then again for dinner! The
first ramen was delicious, the second not so much.
... glad I did. There was nobody else up there. Maybe because it was a buddhist graveyard. Or maybe they just didn't know it was there. It was so tranquil though. I actually spent a lot of time here just ambling through and looking at all of the grave markers. I thought it was a small area at first but then I realized there were more steps leading down to another level that was twice as large as the one I was walking through.
Keep in mind that all of these places are near the ...
... t fancy paying £250 for them. Afterwards we came back to the hotel for a snooze and then went out to dinner. Had a nice bottle of C******nay with two pizzas and a lovely green salad and chatted to the chef as he prepared it all for us. Really cannot say enough nice things about the Japanese people. So willing to help and so polite. Sure I guess there is more to them than first impressions but as first impressions go the are first ...
... Eiko joined us for two weeks cycling in Holland. We met Akagi-san when he joined us on the last Pittsburgh to DC cycle trip in 2009. Takeshi's (he's about75) front teeth were broken and he later explained that he had fallen over his handlebar one night after he didn't see the big pothole!! He has been waiting for the swelling to go down before having them fixed. We stored our backpacks in a locker at the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet