TripAdvisor Reviews Kotobukirou Rinsuitei Kobe
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... there watching this deer eat the paper and then just carry on its merry way. We went to an area outside of a monk temple where you could make a wish or say a prayer. You bow twice deeply, clap twice to get the spirits attention, then bow deeply once more and make your wish or prayer. These praying spots were all over Nara Park. We were only in this section for about two hours but the rain made it feel a lot longer than that.
We got back on the bus and it ...
... are modelled like little mini Katana swords, and are just fantastic. Easily the highlight of my day, but as I've mentioned before I am both childish and easily amused.
Continuing with the oceanarium theme of the ground floor, the lift was lit blue. Very, very blue, and was like traveling 13 floors in a fishtank. Then to accentuate this point, as we stepped out of the elevator we were greeted by a tank of live jellyfish ...
Osaka made my head spin, literally.
We stayed in the slums of the city (not really but you get it) so we had this idea of Osaka not being that great. On our last day in the area we decided to explore the different parts of the city and we were in for a good surprise at the end of the day.
First the castle, which was nice but we had to walk under the rain which spoilt a little bit our visit. Then we went to the port area which was very nice. It is home to ...
... given the opportunity to drive through Gion, which is the Geisha district. We didn't see any Geisha, but we did see a Meiko (a Geisha-in-Training) who looked pretty unimpressed with all the tourists who were trying to take photographs of her. Can't say I don't blame her. So there you have it. Our day in Kyoto. We're hoping to return on Saturday since there's so much to see. Tomorrow we're taking the bullet train to Hiroshima. It will be interesting to see how it compares to ...
... one of the best meals I have ever eaten. It started off with a small piece of beef marinated in a sweet sauce, next was rice and then soup. When the main course came I took my first bite and I thought I had died. It was so freaking yummy! The Kobe beef melted in my mouth. Lastly was a sampler of three different deserts, a great way to end the meal. My favorite desert was a raspberry yogurt that ...
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