Hotel Grand Sun Yokohama
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... What was strange about this hotel was it a street entrance and there was no ramp so Andy once again had to carry the two large suitcases up the stairs. As we had the slight diversion from the station to the hotel we needed a few minutes to cool down in the air-conditioned room before we could even contemplate doing any exploring.
Our plan today, as it has been for some time was to find a post office and a box to leapfrog us to Sydney and a box of presents and ...
... We had xiao long bao, prawn dumplings, chilli mud crab, chilli fish, fried rice, chicken and cashews, 7 large beers all for less than $25 a head. The female host was a character, dressed in a cat tshirt. We ordered by making animal noises which made everyone in the restaurant laugh. It was a great atmosphere and great good.
We decided to try and find the kitchenware street and asked some directions. Headed there but everything ...
... There were paintings, scrolls, swords, armour, Kimono and so many other historical Japanese items that it was hard to even believe how they managed to keep some of the items on display in such good shape considering some of them were over 500 years old. We walked around the museum for at least 1 and a half to 2 hours and since it was still early headed for the zoo. The zoo had so many different animals in it. There was tigers, lions, polar bears, otters, zebras, hippos, ...
... stayed in, Many people were still all over the streets till the early hours of the morning. Gaming complexes, arcades, karaoke bars and so on. It was rare to be in a place where there weren't people around.
After about an hour of exploring Yokohama, we decided to call it a night as we wanted to get up early the next day and try and get a full day out of exploring the parts we missed the following day.
... for the day, MOPPING! Talk about a cleanly culture.
We walked through a big panda head in order to get into one store in Chinatown that was pretty cool and then we walked upstairs to a restaurant. This restaurant did not have menus but instead you pick what you want on a vending machine, insert your money and a ticket is issued to you. You then take the ticket to the counter where a cook takes it and prepares your food. Pretty cool!
After eating we went on a ...