Arima Grand Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... came to pray at them. Our guide told us about a man who came to the healing temple every day for 3 years until his wife was cured of her sickness. Several years later, the man fell ill and the woman came to the temple every day for 5 years until the man passed away. That story made these temples have more meaning to me because they are not only cherished for their significance in history, but they are still active today and a big part of the modern Japanese culture. ...
... the front of the Bubba Gump Shrimp restaurant which posed with the girls, and almost convinced us to go inside, but I got outvoted, so we continued. Perhaps tomorrow.
This restaurant does look pretty damn cool. Bubba Gump Shrimp is the shrimp from the movie Forest Gump, and Universal obviously have merchandising and naming rights, so they're using the brand to sell seafood to tourists. That's a good enough reason for me though. I want ...
... I always find there to be a very calming aura. I woke up early today to the sound of raindrops mixing with the river below my dorm window. It has a very zen relaxation sound to it, and I could not have been put in a better spot.
I have two wonderful RA's here to help us understand things like the ridiculously complicated method of distributing garbage (yes, there are five types of bins) as well as the Japanese ...
... meal did not disappoint. It's not a complex dish and I'll be trying to find a recipe to use once we arrive back home. A note about shopping here. Asians love to shop, and they love their luxury brands (Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, etc.) Department stores can be anything from eight to 12 stories high, and there are lots of covered streets here with little stores and restaurants. Here in Osaka (and other Asian cities) you can find numerous different shopping districts ...
... There were two little waterfalls that formed two rivers. One has to walk over small bridges to get to the main pond in which both rivers end and you are greeted by huge goldfish that come so close you can pet them (yeah they really let you do that).
The rivers are called the rivers of living hell representing greed and anger. The meaning of the garden is to find your way through and pass these rivers of hell with Buddhas help. He will lead you to the main ...