Drinks at the hotel - HiroshimaAugust 9, 2017 in Japan ⋅ 🌧 26 °C
The momijimanjyu flavor worked well and even as a martini was chocolatey.
Danielle's with pine juice was subtle but tasty as well.
Okonomiyaki Hiroshima style and at a great little "ma & pop" place that not only showed us how to eat it but treated us very well (& I believe talked with us and put up with us until 27 mins after close). We also met a very nice man, Kenji, who talked with us a bit about the area, travel, and showed us some of his beautiful travel blog (with photos of Cuba, etc).
We both think this may be our overall favorite Japanese food so far!!!
The Hiroshima nihonshu was also quite good.Read more
I have no idea what the person whose blog we read which mentioned "about an hour" for this castle was thinking.
It is gorgeous and immense and we only went through the main keep (all 5 stories) and the small, surrounding keeps and it took us about a little more than two hours to do that... Not to mention the other buildings and the garden that we had to skip (mostly to get back to the train on time, but also because it was again very hot as well as staying too rain a bit and seemingly threatening.
Beautiful and totally worth it!!! (¥1000/adult plus ¥40 for the garden.)Read more
Why go to deer park when they are and you everywhere?!?
Also this place was amazing, with many temples and shrubs, including Todai-ji (with huge Buddhas); the largest wooden structure in the world!!!
... This entry just has deer and funny signs though.Read more