Hotel ISAGO Kobe
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... proceeded to go inside the temple. All the men with their shaved heads and black robes (im unsure what their called) started chanting and singing and I cant even explain the feeling! I had chills the entire time it was so incredible. We then got some food to cook at the house, headed back and had an early night and everyone passed out around 11 PM.
Well, it's my final day in Japan before flying back to the UK *sad face*. I've had a really fantastic holiday that I will never forget.
During these past two and a bit weeks I have visited countless numbers of Temples, Shrines, Castles, Museums, Japanese Gardens, Tea Houses, Neon Lit Cities and Hot Springs.
Every place I have visited has given me memories and experiences I will never forget. I will always remember the smiles ...
... to the station we go.. felt as though we had frequent visitors points there.. bit like Bill Murray in Lost in Translation.. could be our home address!!
On to the JR Shinkensen to Osaka via Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto etc.. approx eight "brief" stops and we had travelled the 520 miles in less than 3 hours.. what a welcome.. raining...it was bucketing down..
Found our hotel in Namba area via subways and malls and did our final check in for this Japanese ...
... way through the streets of Kobe, finally reaching Luminarie at around 9pm. Absolute insanity. I can't find attendance figures on the net at this stage, but it would be a staggering number of people marching through the streets to see it.
After 3 hours of shuffling, we cleared the bottlenecks in the path, and the pace quickened to almost walking pace for most of the remainder of the snaking journey through the streets. When we arrived at ...
It comes about an hour after landing in Japan, and it's proof positive. Machines work in Japan.
The bus has just left Kansai Airport and is heading towards an elevated dual carriageway which will take us towards Osaka and Kyoto. It's a toll road, but, as you'd expect, a scheduled bus service will not have to pay the toll. Even so, I didn't expect the bus to be approaching the toll booth at this speed - somewhere between 20-30mph, I'd guess, ...