Travel Blogs from Kobe
... by and froze for 5 minutes. Still, they had a great time on it, so it was worth it. When they got off, and both begged to go again, we weren't as accommodating. Disneyland rides are free. This stupid rollercoaster was $5 each per ride. We kept moving, and headed back in to the shopping centre for lunch.
After looking through the lunch offerings, Veronica suggested one she'd seen on a sign earlier that day (and even earlier on this trip ...
... rid of some of the stench – NOT HAPPY JAN!!! So poor Bill went down again to the reception (they tend to take notice of men rather than women so I left Bill to it) and asked to be moved, they just didn’t get it! Mate, this was becoming a nightmare and I was planning to just find another hotel to stay in, preferably in Osaka – take me back to the Hankyu International Hotel where the world was wonderful and pretty and the air conditioning worked and we ...
Hey guys it's Lou here
We arrived in to Kyoto train station after our seven hour coach trip from Hiroshima. Having read that Kyoto was "hidden amid bamboo groves, with geisha disappearing into the doorways of traditional restaurants and golden temples floating above tranquil waters", our initial reaction was one of disappointment. It was very much like any other built-up city, with very little instant appeal. We were hoping that all we had heard ...
... to spend the afternoon. If you’re in Kyoto with an afternoon to spare, I can’t recommend it enough – although I doubt she’s hurting for business, because she’s been written up in Lonely Planet, which is where we all found her, so in five years she’ll probably be opening her own restaurant. Frankly though, it couldn’t happen to a nicer woman. What an utter honey. I wanted her to adopt me, she was top.
Finally, I ...
... and see Kyoto Tower and the city, as a contrast to all the temples and historical sites we'd seen so far.
Downtown was a very modern area. To our disappointment though, Kyoto Tower's observatory was closed and we could not take in the night skyline. We had a nice Japanese Starbucks coffee outside, and enjoyed the warm night.
Tomorrow comes, Hakone - right next to Mount Fuji! And then afterwards, our journey culminates in ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service