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... and shown them around. From interactions with locals to just the general appearance of the country, everyone was so impressed. There is so much more going on in the background than we will ever know about but it was a very nice country on the surface and I really enjoyed my time in Japan. Makes you wonder what they would say about the surface of America if they came to visit. Would they say the same things we said about them? Would their impression be as positive as ours?
... which we were really
excited about to see whale sharks! And...we did see them...two in
fact... and whilst they were big they were not as big as we had
expected – growing to their environment perhaps. The massive tank
they were in were also filled with many other sharks and large fish
too and the layout of the aquarium was very well down, spiralling
down around this main tank seeing new creatures each time, with other
specialist tanks to the sides ...
... in Japan - when one the whale sharks passes by close to the window you're looking in from, it's so amazing it's almost unreal! Apparently the main tank holds 5400 tons of water and is 9 metres deep. There are over 300 tons of acrylic glass used for the windows and each pane is 30cm thick!
So the aquarium was awesome but you know what ****** me off? My camera. I ran slap bang into the limitations of my camera when trying to take photos of moving fish ...
... We resided to our rooms and I chilled for a while and soon enough Nat had returned ready to eat. We met Josh on the way and had yummy asian soups, My soup had heaps of veggies with shrimp, chicken and pork. It was so filling but really what I felt like. Today was a really quiet day but I really enjoyed the company of people that lived here and I spent a lot of my time listening about the lives that people led at Universal Studios Japan. As Nat went back ...
... 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 ...