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... in a small supermarket and found eggs, bananas, bread, milk, butter and even a small pkt of sliced bacon. At the checkout I gave the cashier a note and tipped all the coins out of my purse to make up the balance, and there was the key to the front door. On the way back to Emma's I went through my memories of the day to try and remember putting the key in the coinpurse, but there was no memory of that happening.
A lesson learned, and tomorrow I head out into ...
... 8599996566772px;"># of trains: 137
# of ferries: 1
# of buses: 26
# of taxis: 2
# of water taxis: 4
# of beers: 80
... jp/en/index.html. My mother (Barb's mom) stayed here in 1950, when she was a stewardess for an airline that chartered soldiers to Japan for combat staging during the Korean War. Although the hotel had volumes of old guest registries, there were none for 1950 as this was during the post WWII period and the hotel was "occupied" by the US Army. But mother had told wonderful stories of how lovely the drive was to get there, and the beautiful dining room ...
... found it very old and tired looking.
Took the train back to Ginza and had tea at Laduree at Mistukoshi. Spent ¥5,000 for tea for 2 of us - way too expensive. Decor very old fashioned with low ceiling and tired looking. Seats not comfortable. The Chou chantilly nougatine was very good but macarons were disappointing. Had Melange Marie Antoinette tea which was very good but at ...
... We were meeting one of my best mates, Joe, who was one of my ushers at our wedding at 12pm so we headed out as soon as we were ready. We were meeting Joe in the area of Shinjuku. We arrived around 11am, which gave us a bit of time to do some much needed clothes shopping! Fran wants us to look at least semi-respectable when we meet her extended family in Korea....well, I wouldn't want to be in their bad books!
We were late for Joe (standard Frandy!) but so was ...