TripAdvisor Reviews Kotobukirou Rinsuitei Kobe
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... for an midday out. Mo, Yuriko, and Marina went out to shop around Kobe while Dennis, Dominic, and I went out for a ramen lunch and then to watch Shannon's basketball game. After a slow start the Motoyama Junior High School Fightin' War Eagles (just a guess) dominated in the second half for a solid win. We returned to Dennis' for a bit to change and then head back into Osaka to meet Daisuke, his wife Kana, and Grandma Tip and go to Mo's sister Meo's Thai ...
... experience. I have been staying in a small space above a gallery in the centre of town. However it's all about quality not quantity, and what the gallery lacks (such as a shower, we use a cold hose round the back of the building) , it more than makes up for with the incredible company that I have enjoyed while staying here. My host Yuri has been more than helpful and made sure that I always feel included in whatever is going on. ...
... onto the even more confusing subway system. I had been told to get off at Hobbachi and take exit 12 .... some of their subway stations are large but probably no more so than some of ours, think Bank connected to Monument etc. Once out I was on a grid system of roads with very few people about, and those that were, were avoiding my look. It seems that to not catch your eye is OK, and not impolite, but if they catch your eye then it is impolite not to help you should you need it. They ...
... bowing going on and everywhere you look there is a sea of vending machines!
Bowing is a mysterious business, even the ticket inspector on our train proudly announced himself as he entered our carriage and then bowed (to an angle of 30% we now know.) People would brush past us in the streets and bow (15% it turns out) and it all became rather confusing. If we bowed back in return they would subsequently bow again and ...
After we got some photos from the 65th floor of the Dentsu building we travelled down in a superfast external elevator. This was like being on a free theme park ride (stomach in mouth). I tried to find the floor in Dentsu with the creatives on it but failed. I'd imagine they all dress in black, have giant Macs and listen to alternative J-pop. And drink a lot of canned coffee.
The next day we went to a restaurant called Gonpachi ...
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