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... flushing toilets, but no water means no flush! She resorted to going to a local school and taking buckets of water back to be able to flush. Our next stop was the Sake brewery museum where we watched a short video about the ancient process of making and brewing the sake and then we went on a self guided tour of the old brewery. No English here so we had to figure it all out for ourselves. It's very well depicted but you definitely need to be Japanese to ...
... finished, so is not covered in silver leaf, just left as wood.
After the Pavilion we go to the supermarket, this is very tricky indeed, trying to work out what things are, I laugh a lot, if not I might have cried! We decide we want to cook tea as we are a bit sick of eating out, so try to figure out tea and get a few things for breakfast, but even trying to figure out if the milk is half fat or full fat is difficult! In the end ...
... with our hopes high that we will see Mt Fuji, the train wooshes past a mountain in the distance, mostly covered by cloud but some white slopes peek through. That's it? that's it! We take photos just in case it is. It turns out it was Mt Fuji, there were no other mountains along the ride. We didn't see the whole of the mountain but we did see some, more than we got while up the Sky Tree.
We arrived in ...
Then when we got off at Kyoto, wow!! I could barely get off because the hundreds of people standing were all pushing to get my seat!! And I really mean pushing and shoving. My bag got caught and I just had to push through them :)
So by now we are pretty wasted, but we still need to get that subway back to our hotel. Due to ...
... There was not a sea of humanity like we’d
seen in Osaka and Kyoto. This
seemed like a small town having just 1.5 million residents. There was traffic, but not much. People walked the wide sidewalks, but it was
not even close to being crowded. The
pace was slower and calmer. Flowers were
in bloom and the streets were spotless.
Compared to those other mega-cities, Kobe was a retirement community. And of ...