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Sundays are full on family days in Japan, and we are lucky to have a chance for a full extended family outing to Harajuku - youth culture shopping mecca. Tim bows out as he preps for a teaching exam, but May, Amy and Haruko join the three of us and Takakosan for an 8-member party excursion to the busiest of busy shopping streets -- Takeshita Dorii. If we don't lose someone it will be a miracle.
So far so good on our walk to the train station where we'll ...
... Hayao Miyazaki thought up the story in the first place. Cool place! We wandered around for a while, saw some beautiful scenerys and then wandered off a bit in the city. It was very nice to have some silence around you for once; Tokyo is great but usually loud and full of people. Done, we got back to Tokyo, reviewed some kanji ...
... today I'm sure.. there is ample space to wander, plenty of shaded seating, lawns for picnics, food outlets plus plants to buy.. wisterias too.. of course , the park seems to have all the boxes ticked.
One can only imagine the care, attention and detail taken to preserve the trees, maintain the flowers beds etc..
An extra delight we couldn't attend is the Flower Fantasy .. or Garden of ...
Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
... sweets... and grasshoper.
I finally saw how looks the konyaku root, used to make the famous konyaku batake.
So, after the shop, the night arrived, and illuminations started. We had to follow the way with many yellow lights, we arrived at a kind of light village, with some Xmas decorations.
After to have walked and took pictures all around, we leave that place, and drive to Sakurayama, hoping to get a bit ...