Hotel Matsumotoya 1725
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... city was like back in the day. They also had very detailed dioramas that involved tonnes of work showing what the old neighbourhoods would have been like. As you progressed through the museum you got to more recent times. The parts about the war years and the air raids was very interesting and fairly unbiased from what I could tell. It's incredible to think that in 60 years the city went from being totally levelled to the massive metropolis it is today. ...
... trinkets. This all is on Nakamise-dōri which begins at the Thunder Gate and leads up to the Senso-ji Temple. This is Tokyo's oldest temple, established in 645. The current temple was reconstructed after bombings during WWII.
After that we decided that we were all walked and subway-ed out and called it a day.
We have really enjoyed our time here. We plan on coming back again!
... I've been carrying my bag due to the noisy wheel. A combination of a sore back, I can't be bothered what people I'm never going to see again think and following a bunch of people with a Buddhist tinkle bell on their luggage annoying more than a rattly wheel. For some reason I've started hearing these bells but never seeing anyone with them, it reminds me of a scene from "The man who would be king", a ripping yarn (sideways nod to Mr Kipling, not the cake maker) ...
... that's my mother" and we all burst into laughter.
Before we left the bar I asked if I could get a photo of them all with Darren which they obliged to. As everyone got into place Hamburger said "Wait" and pulled down his pants for the photo! Talk about a weird and random night!
BUCKET LIST UPDATE
6. Photograph Cherry Blossom's
2. Drink Sake with Salarymen ...
... by the massive crocodile they had, rightly so too as it was a huge *****. From there we went to the Polar area where there was a tunnel called "Cave of water and Ice" hence the title. It was really cool...eya...eya...get it? I got some cool shots of the polar bear. Also in the tunnel where tubs the seals could swim through, it was pretty cool...ok ill stop. From there we saw lines, tigers and bears OH MY! Last ...
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