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... up. May and Amy bounce down the stairs excited to see us. Amy and Lily are fast buddies and become inseparable quickly. Our train ride in they play iphone games, draw, and generally hang together.
Off at Omotosando, we stroll up the main shopping street past the designer shops that require no translation -- Hugo Boss, Chanel, Coach, etc., then to Kiddieland -- the jam packed cute center and eventually over to Takeshita Dori. First two stores score ...
... and then took a walk to Tokyo Dome. Andreas wanted to check out the entrance fees to the amusement park there. With that done, we went for sushi, into the "exciting" book store for a peek (yes, their sign was accually labled "the exciting bookstore") and then, home. Goodnight for now. Oh, and happy International Star Wars ...
... where we grabbed lunch. We found bread! I was keen to try a selection of things, one of them I'm still unsure what it was - a mince stir fry within a donut, with a dumpling style pastry encasing it all. Very odd! When we arrived at Mt Fuji, and bumped into a few guys from the hostel I briefly spoke to on the first night, we had a bit of time to spare. So we decided upon a spontaneous trip to the Shiba Sakura festival ...
... crumbs) and after two more mountain tops I stopped for some rest. The reward was a magnificent view of Fuji-san, the highest mountain of Japan. Completely cloudless, better than any post card image I ever saw. I'm definitely going to climb it this summer, no matter how crowded it might be.
Once I returned home I quickly jumped into a nice hot bath. All charged up for a new week of office ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
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