Our Hotel and View from Room
(And yes that is a volcano and yes we were very glad it decided to not irrupt while we were there)
Famous folk from the Meiji Restoration Period
Arrival of St. Francis Xavier in the 16th century
Young samurai training
Symbols of Japan
Shrines and Temples
Plum flowers and vending machines together
English signs that make you say 'What?'
Not otherwise categorized
And our always popular 'Signs of the World' series
I believe this one says, "In case of Earthquake run to green circles'
Each food had its specific sauce. I had to ask which one went with which.
We had bean sprouts, spinach, mushrooms, beef, chicken, and shrimp
Lunch at a whole in the wall out of the rain
Soba noodles in a delicious broth
Sardine begnets deep fried to order in a batter made in front of our eyes
Dinner on Sunday night
We are getting used to ordering a number of dishes that are eaten all at the same time.
Includes sashimi, shrimp tempura, chicken skin and tail yakatori, a daikon radish salad and a rice bowel where you added chicken and other components along with broth.
First Ramen in the Kagoshimachuo train station. A local version with the broth make from the local pork.
First Meal in Fukuoka
Includes: fried chicken wings (a challenge to eat with chop sticks, miso marinated fish, fried shrimp with mayo, a different version of daikon radish challenge and edamame. We ordered two sake (rice wine) and they gave us two different types to try different varieties.