Hotel Famy Inn Kinshicho
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Robert texted this morning, saying he was ready to pull on his Turtles-undies anytime and hit the town in the Asakusa-area. My only experience with Asakusa had been the hostel I stayed on the first night I arrived in Japan, so I didn't have much to go on at what to do there. (Back then my goal was surviving till the next day, jetlagged, confused and constantly lost, so when Robert and Andreas asked if I'd gone to the Sensoji Temple yet, I had to say no.) So, Sensoji Temple it was. ...
... good place to get some food
nearby. The minute I did, however, a lady asked me if I needed help.
I replied by pointing at the gardens and asking
'park?', trying to make the English word sound as Japanese as possible (in my
previous experiences with the locals, it became abundantly clear to me that if
you speak proper English, whether in a British, Australian or American accent,
the locals often don’t understand a word you’re saying) ...
... those tickets before hands, we would have waited for eight minutes... Phew. So as it is like in any other Japanese tourist spots, everything is well-organized. We didn't wait at all to get on the elevator, which was beautifully decorated (check out the pic). The elevator goes up to 600m/s so we were up at the 350m First Observation Deck in no time (for those of my American friends, you can google my metric system ...
... packed all of their belongings and padlocked their bags. We did notice a brand new iPhone box and Seiko watch case strewn across the floor though. Nothing was quite adding up especially as they were staying in the cheapest accommodation in Japan.
We spent five hours in a police station the next day with Rach having to repeat herself over and over through various interpreters. They annoyingly then told us the report wouldn't be available until the following day. We got ...
... Tokyo Dome