Travel Blogs from Kobe
... we had the same bazar allergies. Once our food came it was put on the hibachi grill that was incorporated into the middle of our table. I ordered a crepe with mushrooms and a bright pink fried quail egg, it was bomb!
After lunch we met up with Phil, Ben and Jessie, some more SAS kids. We walked around the city of Kobe for a while, telling stories of our experiences in Japan. We then stopped into a McDonalds (of course) and ...
... it was very rainy. it is located in a big park, difficult to get out of it.
after i went to the aquaium - the best i ever saw, maybe the best in the world. it is 9 meters high, you go down around the aquariums - there are enviroments from many places. you see what goes on shores, in water and in the bottom.
well - it is by the ocean - very windy
i returnt, rested and want to go out - not able, too stormy
now i hear that there is not ...
... br> Train journey is out through lots of rice paddies and both small and large towns. Through tunnels under a small range and 50 minutes later we're in Nara. Again another amazingly helpful person at the information office and we're off onto the stifling heat up towards the park.
Haven't had breakfast again so stop off for brunch in a a cafe and have great iced coffee and toasted sangers. Even though it's a Sunday, it's very quiet here.
... late getting back to the city bus. But Akagi-san had raced ahead a had the driver wait for us. Our arrival was timed nicely and we caught the train back to Kyoto. If we had missed the bus, we would have had to take taxies in order to stay on schedule. Even though we seemed to be going at a relaxed pace, everything in the day was tightly choreographed. The Japanese seem to know how to schedule.
... got a new facility, an elevator for the handicapped. Some people say it spoils the appearance of the castle, but it must be very helpful to the handicapped. All in all, the donjon is very different from the original one Hideyoshi built, but it is still a great donjon.
I visited the castle on the New Year's Eve, although I knew I couldn't get into the keep. The purpose to visit was seeing the illuminated keep ...
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