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... my goal for the day was shopping for souvenirs. I wandered first to a store called Don Quixote which is a bit like a Japanese mini Walmart. I found the Kracie gummy making sets that Jeff (my old boss) had told me his daughter was obsessed with, so of course I had to pick up a few. Then I went to the part of Ueno covered with shops Ameyayokocho (along with pachinko places and girls clubs- the part of ...
... hang of it, it's actually quite intuitive. We've covered off four major neighbourhoods so far; Asakusa, Ueno, Ginza, and Asasake. We went to Senso-ji, the oldest temple in Tokyo, founded in 628 - yes, that's a year. I got my fortune: in a nut shell, I'll meet a rich rich man, my job will be sick, it's a good time to travel, and I'll be happy. Sign me up. Our quasi-answer for any question we have about Japanese culture has been "efficiency". Their line cues, ordering, ...
... any high quality pictures, so what you see is all I can show you. In
November there is a Tim Burton exhibition planned, which I would not have minded
seeing at all. Oh well, can’t have it all now, can we?
The museum was something else. I mean this in a good way, an excellent
way even. The entire exhibition was about connections and relationships.
The first exhibit was a woman sitting at a table with several pieces of
cloth on the far ...
... that drumming, it was time for some quality kaiten sushi (conveyor belt!) before heading off to the airport. I bid farewell to my travel buddy Lindsey who was returning home and I set off for the cool north island of Hokkaido. I hope it's not snowing.
Yudanaka photoset: https://www.flickr.com/gp/76649204@N02/ i6z939
For the latest Tokyo pictures, look at the end of my Tokyo photoset: https://www.flickr.com/gp/76649204@N02/ ...
I expected Japan to be exotic, exciting and exhilarating - and it certainly did not disappoint.
Chris and I arrived in Tokyo at 6 pm on December 13 and immediately journeyed by train to the hopping, happening district of Shinjuku. Two million people travel through Shinjuku's train station every day, making it the busiest train station in the world. It is absolutely huge - a city within a city. Our arrival coincided with the after-work rush-hour, ...