Hotel Arca Torre Roppongi
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... But to be standing near the base of Mt. Fuji was a bit surreal – never
really thought I would being seeing it on this trip. We are so grateful for Ben’s
Stopped for dinner on our way home at one of the restaurants
in our neighbourhood. Made our first ordering error despite the English on the
menu. We started off with a most delicious green salad to go with our chicken
yakatori (grilled skewers of meat) with a sesame dressing. ...
... call it fashions) and hang out there. We walked up and down the main shopping street that they call the "5th Avenue of Tokyo as it is all the top fashion stores. We still had not seen any of the above mentioned fashionistas so we walked to the park and onto the famous Meiji Shrine. I will let Kenzie describe that but will add it was stunning. We go again with the tour so will no doubt get more of the history then.
By now we had almost walked ...
... provided. When all of that was eaten they then brought rice and eggs and mixed into the broth to make porridge. Nothing was wasted!
Dessert was icecream with nuts and maple syrup.
All of this was complimented by beers, much sake and more laughter!
After dinner it was back to our apartment to give our friends the australian gifts we had brought over for them.
What a day, going to some places that we ...
... and do not linger after their prime but die and drop 'like the samurais of old who would kill themselves after the apex of their career and not linger on'. Many trees seem to be rebelling as they have lots of blooms in a dazzling display. Then we were treated to a Tea Ceremony in an ancient tea house. The tea house was fragile due to age, so we were warned what not to touch and where not to walk. It is a long quiet procedure inviting peace and calm, and uses ...
... were closing for the day, but I found a knife shop. Inside they sold a huge range of Japanese hand forged knifes and swords. Although I couldn’t bring a full sword back with me due to weapon licencing issues I could bring back a high quality kitchen or hunting knife. So after looking through their range I decided to buy a kitchen knife because it would get more use and would be easier to get through customs. I picked one out that was both a decent size and ...