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 ...
... area were interesting too. We went back to the main road to get lunch, finding a little side street which sold takoyaki - balls of some type of starch with octopus inside and fish shavings on top. They were very hot (heat). Nice to try, but would not be a regular menu item for us. After another walk of the streets we had our last stop at a small modern art gallery which had prints of Chagall on exhibition. Fun. We caught the train back to Tokyo, to Ginza, a ...
... 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 ...
... Michelles' mother, and filled our faces. Once our bellies were full we decided to go to Odaiba. This is a new part of Tokyo which has been reclaimed from the sea, so it is man made. The journey involves taking a train with no driver, or so the guide told us. In any event we got their safely once we had crossed the rainbow bridge which is a landmark in Tokyo and apparently has two levels of traffic and it is still congested! ...
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