Ayase Kokusai Hotel
Travel Blogs from Katsushika
- Another action-packed day
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Tokyo (NRT) to Los Angeles (LAX)
Malaysia Airlines 92 - TB
I decided to set out a bit of a route. First, get to Tokyo Skytree, which is the 2nd highest man-made structure in the world. (Behind Burj Kalifa ofc) but still quite high with 634m. The highest I could get to was 450 meter with absolutely crazy views of Tokyo which, really is a crazy large town. with 34.700.000 inhabitants. That is The Netherlands... twice... in one city. Or nearly all Canadians... in one city ey. When you get to 450m you really start to ...
Beautiful day, not a cloud. Coffee at Starbucks just down the road. I understood we were planning to stroll for the day. Along the way we found a high end hand made Japanese confectionary store. The manager is a lovely man, he talked to me about their products & gave me a book about them & the business. We'll go back and make a small purchase, they do beautiful furoshiki. We found a small memorial park, ...
... time. That area was more like it! It had students and cafes and weird stores and cool clothes. I bought a stupid waistcoat, which made me very happy.
- I jumped on the subway over to Akihabara, the famed mecca of everything electronic. You can buy things that haven't even been invented yet. Also, those weid sized batteries that that thing you own needs, but you can never find! Everything from strip lighting to mobile phones is piled high ...