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... of it before I realized it was the redlight district. Of course, it was the middle of the day, and I don’t read any Japanese. From here, I looked online for the best-rated sushi restaurant in the area. Once I arrived, I sat at the sushi bar and had a wonderful meal of toro (fatty tuna). Toro is my favorite type of tuna, however it is very expensive. In Austin, each little slice (one bite each) is $10. However, in Tokyo I was able to get a ...
... dumplings, so we held on to the rest assuming they'd be just as good room temperature (spoiler alert, they were!). The tour that we took was completely free and lasted about two and a half hours. We started at Tokyo Station, and as we crossed the street we learned that it is coming up on it's 100th anniversary, and is sister stations with NY Grand Central, so there should be celebrations this fall for both that we can look out ...
... torch and was merged with another flame lit by the friction of broken roofing tiles of Nagasaki. Along with 30 million signatures collected in support of the "Appeal from Hiroshima and Nagasaki", it was carried to the Third Special Session of the UN General Assembly for Disarmament taking place in New York City.
In April the same year, members of “Shitamachi People Association" put forward the idea of lighting the flame at the precinct of Ueno ...
... based dishes. The lines would be 30 people long sometimes because the restaurant owner would only let people inside if there were open seats. I wonder what happens when it rains. The prices on the menus were ridiculously high. I think they can get away with that because the fish market is a bit of a tourist trap.
On the walk back to the station from the market we stopped at an unusual temple. Tsukiji Honganji is made out of stone and is supposedly fire ...
... train back to Tokyo. While we were waiting for our train to arrive a couple of bullet trains that were not stopping at Odawara passed through, now you see it now you don’t!
Back in Tokyo we went for a walk around the Ginza and found an interesting restaurant along an alleyway running beneath the train line. It server yakiniku style food, basically grilled marinated meats, with the house speciality being beef tongue. I was happy to settle for the pork ...