After an early flight from Osaka and a long drive (in an amazingly luxurious coach) we arrived Cheongju….Niall’s home in Korea. After he went to work we crashed at his until he took us to this great Korean bbq restaurant. The food was amazing and we saw Danny again which was great. We then went […]
Today is our last day in Japan and we explored the gaming/comic district in Osaka. Brilliant. Now we have an early rise and flight to Korea. Looking forward to seeing where niall lives and works.
Today we walked to the Science Museum and Art Gallery in Osaka. Bit of fun in the museum but nothing much in the gallery. Then went to Osaka station for food and a look at the Pokemon centre. I have fallen in love with the Japanese they are so polite and always seem happy. We […]
Had a great night down the dotonburi area, amazing atmosphere and hits all the senses. Had sushi which was delicious. Niall has arrived and it’s lovely to see him again….two out of three kids with us!
Today we visited Kyoto and the Fushimi Inari shrine. Attempted to climb to top but only Bryony had the legs…..suffering now though. Niall arrives tonight – can’t wait.
Day two in Japan was a beautiful winter day spent at Osaka castle and the Aquarium. The castle was amazing with the biggest stone walls….largest individual stone was around 60square metres in Volume! A truly wonderful place. Then onto the second largest aquarium in the word with two whale sharks. After a lot of walking […]
Well we arrived safely in Osaka after a 10 hour flight. Nice journey and we’ll looked after – thank you KLM. Then the trauma of Japanese customs! Sniffer dog very interested in our new case so we were all searched and our luggage thoroughly examined. I blame Ken! Very polite and pleasant customs officers though. […]
Well our adventure to Japan and South Korea starts with a view from our hotel at Manchester airport
40 pork pies plus a couple of hunter's pies for Liam's wedding….mmm
Pathetic excavated ready for gravel