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... too cloudy so that was a bit if a bummer but never mind. There's plenty to see in the Fuji Five Lakes area anyway so what difference does a mountain make eh?! And I have seen Everest so...... I arrived in Hakone a little later than planned, basically because I didn't get up early enough but the lady at the tourist office assured me I had enough time to do a loop of the park. I bought a Hakone Freepass which covered ...
... route we started to pass Sumo statues which lined the paths in and around the stadium area.
One of our favourite photos of the day was the Sumo statue backed by a MacDonalds restaurant, a fine example of East meets West. As we neared the stadium we passed the Ryogoku train station where we started to see Sumo related memorabilia, we even spotted some real life Sumo wrestlers as they were arriving by train in time to compete. After ...
... very little about typhoons I also don't know much about Typhoon Lagoon either. That being said when the Typhoon hit the weather was very humid with occasional brief rain fall. First typhoon experience not so bad. So when the second Typhoon was scheduled to arrive in Tokyo we (now being the seasons typhoon veterans, although still knowing very little about Typhoon Lagoon the water park) thought a little humidity and ...
... to relax and chat in Japanese a bit. The TV was on and people mentioned bottles shook a bit a few minutes before that. I tried to quickly pass on the word that all was OK here in Tokyo, thank God.
Today, around 5:15 p.m., after taking some pictures at Ueno Park, where the sakura (cherry ...
The Big One struck at 2:46 p.m. Tokyo time.
Sitting at The Japan Times' sports desk on the third floor of the Nifco Building in Minato Ward, Tokyo, a few minutes prior I was reading an amusing reply to an e-mail I had sent to power forward Lynn Washington of the Osaka Evessa.
Then the floor started shaking, and shaking and shaking ... growing stronger by the second. A few people's voices raised in anxiety, including mine, a sense of nervousness ...
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