Hotel Route Inn Shinagawa Oimachi
Travel Blogs from Shinagawa
... people gave me here when I
said I was a science teacher. I felt so important!
hurrah in Japan was at the Tokyo National Science Museum. It was filled with
ancient artifacts, stones, drawings, specimens, fossils, and great diagrams of
shifting plates under the island. There were so many similarities between the
evolution and natural history of Japan and the US. It was the fastest tour of a
museum I´ve ever ...
... in the hot sunshine and jumping back in the lake for cool downs half way down. Rhys made it back in time for his work shift starting at 3 and Tim and Nomie headed back to Dave and Heathers tired but satisfied. What a day.
DID YOU KNOW??? it’s been the hottest summer on record for NZ. There are actually droughts in places which is mental for a country where some areas get up to 7.5 metres of rainfall a year (we thought Glasgow was wet)!
... the wonderfulness of my hostel, exploring some of the city, and making a plan for where I would go whilst I was in Japan.
I found I was able to buy my Summer Sonic ticket from the local newsagents, and found I wasn’t able to apply for my needed Burmese visa from the Embassy in Tokyo, despite being otherwise informed by their website. So my first days were of great excitement ...
... just have been that one, others might be bigger). Then we got to the store which was like four stories high an brought new shoes for Hina and looked around. Then we went to another Book-Off where I brought Chi's Sweet Home Vol. 9 (it might not be obvious but I have the previous volumes at home, in Japanese). It's a great and simple children's book series and I use them to practical my hiragana reading skills. And I might even understand a sentence or two while reading :) ...
... are fed up with visiting tourists - there just isn't room for us, despite the guidebooks saying that it is a "must" experience for Tokyo. They want to move to a new location with a viewing platform, which is understandable.
Later that day I my second run in with Japanese security after entering the wrong subway line and exiting from the same station, which threw up a big red light that shouts "dumbass gaijin". The man on the gate took the card to ...