Hotel Matsumotoya 1725
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Behind this area were hotels that could be booked for a "rest" rather than the night. Despite being seedy, it was well-populated and not in the least bit intimidating. Half the time we weren't too sure exactly what was goiing on! Slightly bewildered by this brash and garish display, in an otherwise conservative country, we headed home.
... top floor. Socks were on the second floor with other accessories. The third floor was given over entirely to shoes. I haven't even bothered looking at any shoes here. They do NOT have my size. Sad. First floor was umbrellas (you should SEE the umbrellas) and makeup and some jewelry. The stores are incredible and I was overwhelmed with how many things one can buy here. I took a taxi back to my hotel (heavy shopping bags) just in time to shower and dress ...
... looking locals .
The next day, although it was still overcast, it was not raining, so I checked out one of the large parks. Pagodas, temples and (barren) cherry blossome trees, but an enjoyable respite from Tokyo`s concrete spillways. I chose lunch by how many dudes in suits were exiting at place. It was phenomenal, if only for its unexpectedness. I got downstairs, had to remove my shoes, and was seated at one of those tables with cushions and a ...
... Amy needs to look at a map before feeling disorientated). We therefore ask for directions to our hostel, and after a couple of false starts, are walked straight to the door by a friendly rival hostel!
It is a lovely hostel, and just what we need as it is now approximately 4am GMT, and we are both flagging. However, on the way to the hostel we have wandered through a huge shrine site with hundreds of little stalls, so we immediately make our way back there for ...
... getting off one of the trains I was walking beside David. I noticed a Japanese man do a double-take at David's height. Then he spotted Brian coming up behind and actually went "oohhh". For a race who don't really react that was pretty funny.
Picture I wish I could have taken - the girl in a shop holding a pair of earrings close to her ears while looking in a mirror - and wearing a face ...
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