Funabashi Grand Hotel
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... us there is a pit where you dangle your feet so you don't have to sit cross legged. I start to walk in before a frantic waiter shutting shoes! shoes! We remove our shoes and walk across the polished wooden floors, this is just a disaster waiting to happen to a clumsy customer like myself. We make it without incident and notice there is no grill on the table, turns out chefs cook the food and it comes out on hotplates with hot rocks to finish the cooking.
Our last full day to discover more of this wonderful city..
Did you know that Tokyo has over 13.5 million residents.. that is approx. 7,500 people living in a square kilometre radius.. compared to Brisbane's 2000 people per square km.. amazing!
Being a glorious sunny Sa************** over to Odaiba Island like many of city dwellers do.
Odaiba is a large artificial island across the Rainbow Bridge ...
... of going to Joypolis, a huge arcade/theme park with some crazy looking rides. First though, we wanted to take a look around the area, so we wandered from Toyosu metro station in the rough direction of Joypolis. We soon encountered the very strange attraction, that was the Natural Gas Science Museum. We decided to take a look, partly out of curiosity and partly to take some photos to give everyone a laugh when I got back to work - particularly as I happened to be wearing a ...
... but unfortunately we have missed the season by a week. But we had lunch at one of their numerous supporters' restaurants, a place where they all meet before the games and generally revel it up over sashimi and chicken broth. Lunch was sashimi and chicken broth... But a do it yourself broth on the table. There were some very strange ingredients, some of which we couldn't name but those we could ...
... it. It's basically a foodie and shopper's paradise, but with trains. I think one could spend several days here wandering the various levels of eateries and shops and never uncover all its treasures. We saw other things too of course, but Shinjuku Station will be one of my most vivid memories of our trip. Anyway, enjoy the photos/captions.
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