Travel Blogs from Kobe
... that Japanese people only drink plum sake on special occasions such as weddings, etc. It was SO nice Dawn bought a bottle only to have it confiscated as she entered the ship. Lucky they will give it back on the last night. There were also other items for sale such as kimonos and heaps of rice cookers. Everyone wanted to sell you a rice cooker!! As one lady said” they are big enough for a month’s supply of rice” and how would you get it ...
First entry from Osaka after arriving here last night. Flight from Cairns was uneventful, the highlight for me being that I got to watch 3 movies, 2 more than I had seen for the whole of last year! Watched Moneyball, the Cup and One Day. I now feel "caught up" with the world of movies. Negotiated the train system and booked into the Fraser Residence late last night. The air is fresh, even with the 3 layers but Cal's jacket and Mum's ...
... the train this time to Kobe, a nice city on a hillside overlooking the sea. Its quite an unusual city in Japan because of it western style architecture, it looks allot like America(Claire told me). Also its much more multicultral than most of Japan so we found a lovely Turkish place to eat. After eating we headed up the mountain side in a ropecar. This was brilliant, we watched ...
The day has finally arrived to pack up and head home.
Had breakfast in the hotel so that we could get back upstairs and finish packing.
As the direct result of our total disinterest in shopping, when we'd finishing packing the bags weigh only two kg more than when we got here. Very ironic waste of the 30kg each we get with our StarClass seats.
Checked out and stored the bags so we could get in one last morning of site ...
... remained static. According to the internet it was an aftershock which measured 7.2 up in northeast Japan.
We eventually started on dinner. We were cooking in tonight as Dave was home and it was our last night. we made a big stirfry and Whitney came down and joined us. It was a thoroughly enjoyable night. So we're not looking foward to leaving in the morning, or the 12 hour flight to Paris, but it was all worth it.
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