Travel Blogs from Kobe
... nightmare..our hotel is on a private line that only has like 2 stations shown on the map and ours isn't one.
Hey ho, we managed to find Osaka station, and after getting a bit lost we decided to follow these huge crowds of peeps including loads if guys and gals in traditional dress.
Turns out tonight was a huge fireworks festival over the river. We chillaxed for a bit by the sky garden (matt was keeping some lasses selling beer amused ...
... We have now come to understand that Japanese castles have no resemblance to English ones. The basic layout is a pagoda or 2, either 3, 5 or 7 stories as they do nothing in evens and several other support buildings which are normally made of timber and are housing, reception halls etc. This castle was imposing due to its massive moat and extremely well laid out grounds. There was in fact a brick building that was previously used as a museum built in ...
... extremely comfortable and we couldn't have asked for a better place to spend our first night!
After we dropped off our bags and had a quick shower, we had a quick wander around the neighborhood in search of food. Unfortunately, the only places still open were small grill type places...and none had picture menus or any hint of English, and we weren't feeling too adventurous at this point, so instead went to the ...
I must say, I've done a terrible job keeping up with my blog while I've been in Japan. It's only because I've been going, going, going- trying to squeeze in as many sights and experiences as possible since I am only here for three weeks. So, I will try to summarize what I have done and my observations thus far in the following paragraphs.
I am very appreciative to have been able to squeeze in the country I have been dreaming to visit for so ...
Monday April 11th
This was our last day in Japan. We fly out from Kansai Airport in the morning. The only place on our list that we hadn't visited was Kobe. At this stage we felt we had seen and experienced all we could of Japan, except the famous Kobi steaks. Dave and Suze gave mouthwatering reports of their meal over Christmas so we followed in their footsteps.
We found the restaurant they had been in, Steakland ...
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