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TravelPod Member ReviewsGion Hatanaka Kyoto
We had our own provate house keeper..who helped ans provided us with anything that we need. Lisa was her name. Very impress with thos hotel!9
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... is nearly one km long. At the other end we walked to the nearest train station to find it was closed. We then had the pleasure of walking back thru the Bamboo Path to the other station in town.
From here we returned to Kyoto and took some time at home to deal with the domestic and mundane but necessary issues of travel.
In the evening we headed back out to visit the street food market that was on tonight and tomorrow night as part of the Gion Matsuri Festival. It ...
... it. "It's not too bad" she says as I carry the camera and we've drank all the water, there's only the selfie stick and my cap left!
We finish the walk and head back, it's been hot and humid and we haven't done much but I enjoyed the relaxed pace. After a well needed shower I sit in the patio area of the hotel and catch up on OU work and blogging and look for a restaurant for tonight. We opt for another BBQ grill place and this one is ...
... about this and it was almost reminiscent of Cuba (difference with that country is that it is much more difficult to actually spend your money there, no issues spending your money here...).
Again Sake and a good meal. Slight head ache now tho' could be the Carbon Monoxide from the heater, the Sake or the low ceilings and doorways that I head-butt at regular intervals. OK time to get back on that futon and get some sleep. Laters Jan.
... for it’s intended purpose. The population of Japan is very old and I haven’t seen any of the old wearing the masks!
A block away from our hotel is a 4 story electronic store called Yodobashi. It was amazing; the largest electronics store we have ever seen! One whole floor for cameras and accessories, both for consumers and professionals. Another for laptops, tablets and peripherals and so on and so on. Brett could have spent 1 hour on ...
... the city that you got to by going through a Starbucks and I had to find it. Rokkaku-do Temple is in the Rokkaku-do part of Kyoto. Sure enough you walk in to Starbucks and the whole front and back are glass so you can see right through to the Temple. I had a sandwich and coffee and visited the temple. I then realized I only had 40 minutes to get back to Kyoto Station to catch my train back to Tokyo Station. I hailed a cab, just like in the movies! cost me 800 yen ...