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Today is colder, so I need to eat warm food.
The bathroom is just too cold, I can see my breath making smoke.
Today, the father is driving me to the station.
I will take a shinkansen to Omiya station, then get a local train to reach Miyahara to join the younger sister.
I'm in the station's waiting room, trying to keep warm, but the door is constantly opening.
Arrived at Omiya, just have 10min to catch the train for Miyahara. Finding the track was the ...
As I'm writing this I find myself on a Shinkansen, a bullet train, to Sendai.
Music playing: Teddybears – Punkrocker (feat. Iggy Pop).
Thanks to Biest for sending me its way, or, more accurately, commandeering my computer and downloading all 6 of their albums almost a year ago now.
More on my current destination will follow much later, in a few blog entries’ time. So much to write about and so many pictures to add, ...
... on the grill in your table. It's pretty fun and yummy. We stopped for a quick drink at a cute little bar in town where I saw that they had a magazine that is made in Portland called Kinfolk. As we were browsing through it, we saw our friend Greg Hennis featured in one of the pictures. Small world!
On Saturday, we ventured back to Tokyo but again the weather was really hot. I ...
... to hit the Tsukiji fish market, the largest one in the world. It is definitely a sight to see. You have to be careful though because despite the large number of tourists, it is a working fish market and the fishermen can't have you standing around getting in the way. At the edge of the market are some tiny restaurants (maybe 10 seats each) where you can get the freshest sushi ever. It is very popular so you have to wait in line, but since we were there early, we didn't ...
... some of which I would never have picured in Tokyo.
I saw cute little detached houses, some made out of wood, some with a garden (even more rare than they are back home) and I wandered along a canal for a while, where I encountered people cycling (!) and I eventually reached a very nice area where I found some restaurants and cafés to have my lunch. I decided then and there that if it ever comes to it, I wouldn't have much trouble with living in Tokyo for a ...