|St James, Patron of pilgrims, Freiburg, eastern Germany|
|Family shrine in houe where i stayed, Kobe|
She then took me by train to the station where we had arranged to meet the gentleman who had offered to put me up. Saying our ‘sayonara’s, we agreed to meet up in Osaka on the next evening for a baseball game, before the departure of my coach. My host, studying theology in Kyoto since his retirement from teaching, brought me by car to his house and showed me to a wonderfully Japanese room, with the family shrine on one side, and a very comfortable bed rolled out on the floor. I had a wash, after which we shared a can of beer, making me ready to sleep very soundly indeed.