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... landmark buildings including tokyo skytree and the Asahi beer headquarters (shaped like a glass of beer). Hamarikyu is a hidden garden surrounded on all sides by the skyscrapers of Tokyo. Walking through the garden you can feel like you are somewhere isolated and secluded but a quick glance up shows the city looming. It was beautiful and one of our favourite spots so far. There was a traditional teahouse on the lake but we avoided this after a look at the queue! We wandered ...
... long walk later we arrived, and we did all the customary temple things; inhaled smoke from the francinshences, touched the giant hand-made rope-sandal for good luck (wich is harder than it might sound since the sandal is hanged two meters up on the wall). We threw five-yen coins in front of the Buddah-statue, wished for individual stuff (for me, good results on the next test - the absolut most common wish from japanese students), bowed two times, clapped our hands twice ...
... shops which had clothes for pets; pets must have whole wardrobes here! Then we rushed to a 115 metre high Ferris wheel and rode around once on it. Did you know that it made it into the record book and it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world? But now there are bigger Ferris wheels. After that we went to a science and technology museum. Where we saw some scientific things on the environment and sustainably, then we got to make our own insect ...
... it was time to start our Japanese journey on the continent. The first challenge one must face in Japan is navigating the subway system, starting with purchasing a ticket with the appropriate fare. I thought this would be a daunting task (from stories I heard from other people) however the presence of an 'English' button that translates into my native tongue made it much easier.
Alistair and David stepped up boldly to face the initial ...
... and litteraly stood on top of them to get to a metal bit to eat the bread the fish coulnd't reach. Then a turtle came along and wanted to get on the metal bit too but the carp kept pulling it under so it didn't have so much luck. Near there we saw some swan paddle boats - they looked cool.
We walked to the train station and took the train home. By the time we got home it was 8 o'clock so we had rice again and went straight to bed.
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