Hotel Grand Palace
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- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
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... as teach them some new English terms.
From here I went to the National Olympics Memorial Youth Centre to participate in my next volunteer activity. I had organised to help young athletes in elementary school with intellectual disabilities enjoy the game of basketball. I helped them practice basic basketball skills and also understand the rules of the game. They enjoyed getting a lot ...
... I think we will remember the people the most, their unfailing politeness and helpfulness; the sense of space even when there were crowds of people (as in Harajuku and Ginza) and the fast-moving queues; not a single glimpse of irritation, even when stupid foreigners (like me) stopped in my tracks suddenly or changed direction, causing those behind me to run into me (in other countries, this would be enough cause for some swearing or at least a dirty look).
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... make it easy to navigate. Ok, we found the way: going to Kanda with the Ginza line then change to the catch the Chuo line. Awesome, except that the train we took for the Chuo line was an express and do not stop at suidobashi (where we need to go). So let's get off the train and take the local line. We made it to the right station. Going outside the station, we can see that the map we have will not do anything as it is not detailed enough ...
... was the end :-)
That evening we went to the "nerdy" part of town, which is full of arcades. I thought that the area would just be full of kids with nothing better to do, buy it also seems to be a place where normal workers go at the end of the day to unwind, driving like crazy or playing shoot-em-up or strategy games. My favorite type of arcade game was basically like a version of dance mats for ...
... to be seen to be believed. Hoards of people build up on all sides, then the traffic lights go red and the entire area swarms with people, mostly very pretty women and very short dresses. Seconds later, all is clear and the traffic continues. If there is a prize for Most Epic Pedestrian Crossing, this has to be a contender. Shibuya, in general, is on another level. Remember that this was Saturday night and it was nightlife in full swing. Truly, an atmosphere like few other ...