TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ichimatsu Funabashi
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... while I'm here. And, since I'm already here, a world away, I added a week of vacation after the EXPO. Aunt Pug, Michele, and Patti & Hal Anthony (my cousins for those of you who don't know them) are joining me here on 11/4. We're going to Kyoto for a few days and then back here to Tokyo for a couple days before flying home.
The flight was uneventful, I wanted to stay awake until I got to my hotel for ...
... lights and flashing billboards. When the lights change, it's known as the 'scramble' to get to the other side. There was no scrambling from what we saw, just lots and lots of people. We found the Hachiko statue, commemorating the life of the famous loyal dog, and who is now a symbol of loyalty in Japan.
We took a JR train a couple of stops north to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, and went up the south tower. Here was a free view over Tokyo from ...
... on our last visit to Tokyo. It was an Okinamiyaki restaurant that serves what could be described as a large omelet - Japanese style. Very tasty and filling and spectacularly served onto a BBQ plate immediately in front of us to keep the food hot.
A walk back to the hotel - beautiful evening weather with a soft breeze blowing an lower humidity.
Coffee at a nearby cafe and then back to our room to pack for our departure to Yokohama ...
... a pair of mischievous moggies chasing each other. Another individual wearing a neck cone seemingly had one aim in life and that was to provoke all the others.
At a cost of 800yen (£5) each for 30 minutes, this isn’t a cheap activity. The half hour flew by so it wasn’t long before I was reluctantly saying goodbye to a sleepy little fellow I was fussing as he languidly dozed, curled up in a circular ...
... off. My next stop was Shibuya. Those who have seen Lost in Translation (you should!) would recognize the big scatter crosswalk. I walked around for a bit but quickly began to freeze my ass off. A far cry from 33 degrees it was 7 feels like 4 with a bitter wind. I had 5 layers on, with my hoods up, and was still chilly. I sought refuge in a Starbucks and began chatting with the other Caucasian guy there. It turns out his ...
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