Hotel Cocogrand Kitasenju
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... moment, so that when one side goes all sides go. Each corner of this crossing has a wall of roughly 20 meters wide and 5 meters deep made of people, and when that light turns green that wall starts moving, at walking speed. The lights for pedestrians have a countdown system, so you can literally count the seconds to when everyone walks. The first few times experiencing it, the anticipation alone baffled my mind.
Having this wall of people move at you is an ...
... the zillion things to look at. We walked out within five minutes of arriving feeling overwhelmed. We then walked into a Pachinko place where we didn't last a full minute. Not quite the minimalist zen Japan we had envisaged. Friday night we went for a tepanyaki dinner at Ukatei. We forced smiles through a fishy urchin dish and a very chewy raw white fish called Agi. Things started looking ...
12th - 16th April I had a pretty decent sleep on my overnight bus to the big capital. I got given a blanket, pillow and slippers for the journey. We don't get that on a national express bus in the UK. My bus dropped me off at 7am at Tokyo main station. I had previously booked myself in a capsule hotel located in Ueno. Capsule hotel don't normally let you check in until 3pm so I had to wait ages. I had some breakfast at the station then slowly made my wag to the ...
... taken in where we were so it was good to walk around again with our eyes open this time! We walked then up through Shibuya and connected with Yogogi Park before making our way towards Meiji Shrine on the edge of the Harajuku district. Like Senso-Ji the day before, Meiji shrine is one of the biggest tourist attractions on Tokyo and after a beautiful walk through the forest we found Meiji shrine looming large in the parkland. Meiji was a wonderful sight and it ...
... style. I was the only guest and it was really cool to be there...was given a Japanese pipe with tobacco as a present and of course they wanted to take my picture.
After this nice encounter went to a Fish restaurant and had a tuna bite, apparently part of a Tuna Jaw...with the flesh still on which was quite tasty.
So first impressions of Japan:
Extremely organised in everything they do
Toilets have automatic butt ...