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... the hotel for a bit before venturing out into Shinjuku again for dinner. Chris had pointed out some side streets earlier in the day, and we ended up finding loads of restaurants, bars and shops in a surprisingly large district near our hotel! A waitress called us over from a restaurant entrance, and we went into a restaurant with lots of private booths. It was the kind of restaurant where you order lots of different little ...
... in that cameras were allowed, because I don't think I can really describe the situation properly. I was the only one there when I sat down, and at first I just put my feet into the bath. I almost jumped out of my seat a second later - at least 50 little fish swarmed my feet and it tickled so much. I started just putting try soles of my feet into the water - where it wasn't quite so intense. At the end of the 20 minutes I was able to put almost all of my feet in, but it still weirded me ...
... smoking attitude and banned smoking from all areas of the airports! YUCK! I seriously hope America remains the only country psycho enough to do something like that! I even hear (from mostly reliable sources) that there is one airline left that actually allows smoking ON THE AIRCRAFT! My tour guide in India told me that (I think) Air China allows people to smoke while the plane is in flight! Too bad I visited China and I’m not a fan. If I was an avid traveler ...
... priest firing a ceremonial arrow called a Kabura-ya into the air. The arrow - formerly used in battle as a signal - makes a whistling noise as it is fired which is thought to scare away evil spirits.
They were also selling Ema from a little stall in the shrine’s courtyard. These small wooden plaques are used as votive offerings – people write their wishes on them and hang them on a wall for the kami (spirits) to review and hopefully grant. I bought two for ...
... play area. On the map, it just said Neko (cat) Bus. We were like, "What?" It turned out that one of the characters is a cat with lots of legs (there's a picture in my Odaiba entry) and it was this giant fluffy, well, neko bus play set! I would have got a photo but there were no photos allowed, but here's someone elses covert video.
Afterwards we met up with some more ...
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