Central Hotel Kawagoe
Travel Blogs from Kawagoe
... de fleurs. Nous avons pu entrer dans l'un des temples ... c'est parti pour enlever les chaussures et enfiler les chaussons.
Il y avait un espace intéressant dans le sanctuaire, GOHYAKU RAKAN (五百羅漢 - Cinq-Cents), 500 statues rassemblées dans un espace pas très grand.
C'est le moment d'aller manger un bout au "Tricycle café", petit resto végétarien. Ce n'étais pas mauvais.
Kawagoe est une ville ancienne, il y a une rue ...
... we figured it'd be a great view of the city as well). We walked for quite a ways and finally came to the observatory on the 45th floor. It was pretty neat to see banners on the building for the Olympics in 2022, so I'll be on the lookout for that building when I watch them!
After seeing the amazing views we headed back to the station so we could catch the group at Tokyo Station doing a walking tour to the Imperial Palace's East Gardens.
... coming to Japan in her early 20s to visit her family and remembers little shops much like the ones we were seeing in the "old town district" so it was particularly significant for her to relive those memories. We also did a sake tasting at a very good sake factory in town, and ended up buying some sake to bring home as gifts. Finally, I bought myself an expensive and VERY SHARP handmade knife in an old shop in town that has been making knives for 7 generations, ...
... are you supposed to make enchiladas with that chile!!!!"
What ended up happening (I kid you not) is that they refused to add the water, and then spread the pasty chile on the corn tortillas with the back of a spoon. I took comfort in the fact that they had no other enchiladas to "judge" these ones against. And to be fair, pasty chile spread on a corn tortilla actually tastes pretty good! I made the beans and posole at home before the event, so luckily ...
... tell he's going to be ham of the class, which will be good for comic relief.
Anyway, this blog only lets me add 5 pictures at a time, so I'm going to add some pictures from the trip to Tokyo a couple of days ago that I didn't get a chance to put up before. If you click on the pictures, there is some more commentary.