Blue Wave Inn Asakusa
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Tokyo happened so fast that I barely have time to even register what I saw, let alone offer some interesting anecdotes. I did meet up with an old Edinburgh friend, appropriately, at the statue of Hachiko, a loyal dog, much like the beloved Greyfriars Bobby back home. Extra places visited: Tokyo sky tree Kiba park Mitsubishi Ichigokan
... looks as if it was at least designed to enter into an architecture competition. The exhibitions we saw were very good and one, featuring paintings from Edo included some on loan from the. British Museum. When we left the museum we discovered it was snowing. Now watching the. TV we can see that the Japanese react to snow in the way that we do in the UK. Although it is not unusual it still hits the news. We are about to go ...
... our last days checking out some of the local suburbs that all had their own typical character and visited the impressive National Museum of Tokyo.
But to all good things come an end. We had a great time in Japan. We loved the Japanese people. Friendly, relaxed, (except in Tokyo where everybody seems to be taking part in the Rat Race) and well mannered. Characteristics that are hard to find in the "western world" at times.
Until next ...
... selling everything that lives in the sea (still alive), prawns, shrimps, squid, octopus. Even a massive tuna head. We first went to a standing sushi bar which are apparently the best kind but as it was too busy we went to a seated one with the good ol conveyor belt watching all the delicious food float past you. Koichi knew the score though and we didn’t have to watch too many pass us as he kept picking off some fishy delights some quite unusual (to us) and ...
... As I dried, I heard the sound a hair dryer in the sink area. I walked out and saw a young American girl drying her hair. I went to my room to dress, thinking I would beg her to let me use it, for a price if needed. When I stepped out of my room I didn't hear the sound anymore, and was scared she had already exited with her prize possession. As it turned out, the hotel provided two hair dryers for patrons. This little accommodation gave me the greatest joy, and quite possibly saved ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBlue Wave Inn Asakusa Taito
Nice stay with a short walk to main shopping area to Asakusa district Close to Senso-ji Temple :)
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