Funabashi Grand Hotel
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... there - I have been researching the process, but was scared that I'd screw it up somehow and buy the wrong thing. They helped me buy train tickets from the TDL Resort to the central station in Tokyo, the round trip Shinkansen tickets, and the train tickets to the Marriott hotel we plan to stay in at the end of our trip. Life savers!!! Now I can just relax and enjoy the trip. Whew!
After work I just ...
... like a headless chicken and for what reason, nobody could work out, as we were a well behaved group. My Peruvian friend YounngJoo and i hung out together and travelled to the Main Observatory 150m above Tokyo and could see many buildings, suburbs and also Mount Fuji 100 kms away. Unlike my visit to The Shard last Saturday there was no champagne on offer, just a souvenir shop with everything you could imagine Tokyo ...
... for a couple of hours over coffee and tea. She really does have an enquiring mind and is trying very hard to improve her use of the English language.
Back to the hotel and breakfast, bag packing and check out completed by mid morning. Taxi to Tokyo Station and tickets bought for the 30 minute ride to Yokohama.
An interesting but hot and humid prelude in Tokyo that we have enjoyed. The food has been very good, the cleanliness ...
... culture attracts a concoction of tourists – from local school children to sightseeing Westerners.
When visiting the temple, 100yn (60p) will buy you a metal tin containing a fortune parchment. Dotted around are abacus-like wooden frames encompassing rows of metal railings. It is customary to tie bad fortune scrolls to these and pray for good luck. Unrolling the miniature scroll revealed that lady luck was not on my side so I’ve been praying ...
... afield. On my way back to the airport I got a bit muddled changing train lines (as there are a million options) but luckily there are information kiosks with English speakers to bail you out. I made it back to the airport, had more ramen and feel asleep on some seats at the gate.
I was really glad to see Japan, however brief. It really is a different place. So much going on! Even the toilets are complicated.There is ...
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