On the way they stopped at a restaurant named Gyōza no Ōshō (餃子の王将), where Barbara and I had yakisoba. (It was delicious!) We met the father Masaaki, Yasuko his wife, daughter Emi, 17-year-old son Shō, and 14-year-old son Kei. The family was extremely gracious to us.
Suffering from jet lag, we went directly to sleep on futons in the living room.
Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium, and Okamachi, July 28After breakfast, Yasuko drove us to Osaka Castle, the Osaka Aquarium, and to the Okamachi Branch.
|Masaaki and Yasuko Iwaki with Barbara and Weldon at Osaka Castle|