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As I'm writing this I find myself on a Shinkansen, a bullet train, to Sendai.
Music playing: Teddybears – Punkrocker (feat. Iggy Pop).
Thanks to Biest for sending me its way, or, more accurately, commandeering my computer and downloading all 6 of their albums almost a year ago now.
More on my current destination will follow much later, in a few blog entries’ time. So much to write about and so many pictures to add, ...
... simple enough, the online form needed to be completed in Japanese, which was near impossible to do on a Western laptop. I gave my phone and SIM card details to reception and ran upstairs for a quick shower. When I came back, the hostel reception was still nutting away at the registration process. Half an hour later, he printed out my registration details with Docomo, a popular carrier in Japan. His part of the setup was done and my phone should now be able to register on ...
... the kid in me. I play a game of Tekken arcade and we walked around the different arcades.
Following Asakusa, we said goodbye to Kerwin because he wanted to rest and relax a little bit before the flight home. We continued on to Shibuya to see the busiest intersection in the world. It really was a fun place to people watch at night. After Shibuya, Derek and Angel went back to the airport and I continued up ...
... then a hot bath. Taka Sensei says it's one of the best one he's seen and gives me an A! Thank you Taka! We leave the shop to let the glue dry and head over to the Music Box Museum. They have all kinds of music boxes there but none were as good as Anna's in my opinion! The clock outside the museum blows a whistle with steam at noon so I convince Warren to come out with me to watch it. We get out there at ...
... part of town for that as the train was full, but not to that extent.
Onto the sightseeing. We only had 2 days in Tokyo, so we just tried to get a feel for the city rather than doing everything as there really is so much to see. We made sure we got to the Fish Market really early for the famous sushi, which was really good, even at breakfast. The market itself was an eye-opener, with tons of varieties of seafood available, quite a few of which we had never seen before. There ...