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... rice with curry sauce) and takuyaki.
The culture of Japan was really striking for me. I've been to many countries but I've never been to a food court where you clean up your own table. In one section of the food court, you could find cloth rags which you can use to wipe the table before and after eating. You are also expected to return the tray and utensils you've used to the stall where you bought your food.
After dinner, we ...
... thousands of people walking by. I tried to capture a street crossing but a picture doesn't really do it justice. They are wide, super wide, probably 30-50 people across, and when the walk sign turns green it becomes a mass of inter mingling people.
I ended up in Shibuya, which really, to me, looks just like Shinjuku. 6 stories building with a restaurant on every floor, The signs on the outside indicate which restaurant is which, to me it means nothing of course, so ...
... side of the train so fingers crossed it's the right weather to see it.
Jumped on another train and we went to Akihabara. Funny thing happened at Akihabara. We were looking at the map and were approached by a man offering help with directions. The funny thing about it is that the very same man offered his assistance when we were looking at the map back on the 19th in Shibuya, complete opposites of ...
Our main goal today was to get washing done. If there was any time left, walk to the Palace Gardens or the Akasaka shrine.
After much searching, going in circles and a local lady offering to assist us (which sent us in another circle), we eventually find the coin laundry that the hotel suggested. No English on the machines but a local lady came to our rescue to help us understand the dryers heat settings. ...
... hotel, made our way to Shinjuku station to catch the "Airport Limousine" (fancy name for a charter bus) to the Haneda Airport.
It was a nice change to take the bus this time around and in 25 quick minutes we were already at the newly expanded International terminal. Even Tokyo's airport was fancy, sleek, clean and very contemporary - I am talking Gucci, Rolex, Hermes stores in the terminal - with people shopping and buying stuff there!
All in ...
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