Travel Blogs from Yokosuka
... During this brief they talked a lot about drinking and driving, we watched some pretty crazy videos about that and Jay-walking. Those are the two main problems on base.
After looking through the handbook for the last few days and then sitting through this class I was getting really nervous about taking my driver's test, hoping I'd pass, and even if I did, did I really want to drive here? In the states, or in our neck of the woods ...
... Ok, I'd have to bring kids clothes 3 floors up? (snort-laugh)
On our way out, we looked in the "kids'" rooms again. Both are corner rooms with 2 windows. The first room faces the parking lot, the other faces a creepy alley with discarded bicycles. Anyone who knows Joe, knows how safety-minded he is. This just wouldn't work.
On we went to look at the two different 3 bedrooms. I found it ...
... include a trip to the temple. The front of the temple people through coins into a trough, bowed and clapped. A drum was hit every now and again. Very interesting to watch. The temple had a small museum on the side with some cultural relics. Continuing to wander the temple area we found a samurai museum. It was interesting to see the Buddhas they had on display. They were a little different from what we have seen before. The other statues, paintings and brief history ...
... breakers to get to know everyone. We were SO close to the coast..it was beautiful. (I even saw jellyfish!!) We also got a tour of the whole base..it's HUGE!! Everyone seems so nice and down to earth, I'm really looking forward to getting to know everyone.
It was a little rough last night when I was trying to go to sleep. It really bums me out that I had to miss my cousin Missy's wedding :( It's going to be an adjustment to be away ...
... unbeknowns to us yesterday is the start of a national holiday so some places were closed. In the end we had an easy walk to Shinjuku which took about 20/25 minutes. There we found a book shop with some english language guidebooks. We bought a book on Tokyo as our guidebook on Japan was too general. Afterwards we went to an Irish pub called The Dubliner where we got chatting to an Irish woman ...
Other places to stay in Yokosuka
3-27, Hon-cho, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa , Yokosuka | Hotelfrom $79
2 Hashirimizu, Yokosuka | Hotelfrom $194
2-8 Wakamatsucho, Yokosuka | 4 star hotelfrom $73
1-12 Honcho, Yokosuka | Hotelfrom $60
2-7 Shioiricho, Yokosuka | 3 star hotelfrom $78
7-2 Hikarinoka, Yokosuka | Hotelfrom $53
2-7 Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka | Hotelfrom $48
3-27 Honcho, Yokosuka | 3 star hotelfrom $84