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... lifting. Nowadays, as the videos reminded us at every turn, all of the above is done by machine (cue footage of a guy on a very 80s computer).
The tour ended, as one would hope, with us getting to taste a range of Sakes that the brewery produces. We've had quite a few bottles of sake in the UK before, but none of them were anywhere near as nice of these. They ranged from very dry, (but still ...
... desert menu at the unpronounceable restaurant didn't appeal, so we stopped in at the Lawson convenience store for choc-mint ice-cream tubs, and headed back to the room.
Tomorrow on the agenda was going to be Universal Studios, but we were informed down in the lobby that Universal Studios actually shuts at 5pm during February. Considering the usual wait times for the rides, this means that they would probably close the ride lines ...
... cross our path
to Kobe, Japan; the Amsterdam is a very solid ship, it's not small,
and it is very stable but this was going to be a category 3 typhoon
so “Captain Fred” put us into high gear and we headed for Japan
at about 25 knots. That is water skiing speed and we were really
moving, everything was tied down and we were kept updated on the
weather even if all we could see was rain.
was to speed ...
... rates-- because no one is going there to sleep all night!
So, in the end, Osaka was worth the one day sightseeing tour and I felt one day was probably enough. There were a lot of food specialties we could have looked into like fugu (blowfish) and kobe beef, but we didn't have the money anyways. There were also a lot of day trips to be done into the surrounding Kansai province, but we had no more time in Japan. We left wanting to see more, but vowing to one day return. ...
We have arrived in Osaka and will be promptly off again tomorrow to another new and exciting place (well two tomorrow) Yesterday we visited Osaka Aquarium home to a manta ray, a large octopus, a whale shark as well as squid, jellyfish, dolphins the list goes on and on. It's an amazing place with tanks 3 or 4 stories deep and to top it off you even get a little boat out to it! On the way back to town we stopped by universal ...