Goi Hotel Social
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... for how swanky the place was. One reason I had looked at the site was for the dress code. I had almost thought I could get away with my trainers and trousers on the understanding that I was travelling and had no shoes. Taka however had insisted that we really should wear shoes and lent me a pair of his size 8.5s. Jane wore her white Birkenstocks with a pair of black tights, it didn't quite work but was better than her pink trainers. With Jane's dress and me in a ...
... who we met and drank tea with, and he also gave me some small Bonsai books as a gift. I also bought a beautiful book in English on how to care for Bonsai and he signed it in Japanese Caligraphy. The garden not only has a big display of the most impressive trees ive seen, it also includes beautiful trickling waterfalls, a pond with huge koi fish swimming around and a lot of Japanese artifacts. I would recommend the place to anyone with ...
... went perfectly with our meal. I had a plum wine, which tasted so good, almost like a spicy apple juice. Everyone else had beer, which they also said was delicious with their sushi. The sushi was hands down the best sushi I have ever eaten. This man had been making sushi for over 30years, and had perfected it. It was like watching a dance, his hands just moved effortlessly around his kitchen as he prepared individual sushi for the 12 people in the restaurant, the whole time, talking ...
... the park is a nice relaxing time: looking at trees, water spots, so many colours... you don't really feel you are in tokyo, except for the crowed. At midway through the park, we had a stop for a cherry blossom ice cream. Not really a success for me, so I gave my portion to vanessa. Well the park is a reasonable size and it took us a bit more time than expected to go around.
On the way back to shinjuku station, we made a stop at Takashiyama for a ...
... sega joypolis amusement park, which is in the Odaiba & Tokyo Bay area. This area was developed in the 1990's. The buildings are large, the streets wide and the waterfront is the main attraction, with its very own Statue of Liberty (only in Japan!) A giant orb (which holds an observatory) hangs suspended between two buildings.
Rune went on a couple of rides and then we headed next door ...
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