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... everyone safe on the platforms.
Since there are 13 different subway lines going in different directions, one
really has to watch closely, so you don’t end up going in the opposite
direction, etc. Yes, the directions are also written in English.
Every time we emerged to the street level, we felt like
groundhogs, looking around curiously where we ended up. Somehow, we always
found our way to the attraction we were planning to ...
... flight - very good, and as Vinodh later said, "Typical Wes Anderson. Every scene is like a picture." That, combined with the crazy mixed up world of Żubròwka, pretty much sums it up. Another all-star cast - Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Jude Law, Jeff Goldblum, F.Murray Abraham...the list goes on. There was yet another long queue at Narita immigration but with Japanese efficiency and 20 (open) immigration counters we ...
... so generally the smaller the number the higher the quality.
It was surprisingly cold and windy out so we did a bit of shopping at Uniqlo (think overseas GAP) for a jacket and some T-shirts to help provide some relief for our cold, hard nipples! Tired of wearing the same old dry-fit T's for months, it was great to know what cotton felt like again! For dinner, Nami took us to Shibuya - Tokyo's futuristic looking district of neon signs and ...
... inside another dessert, we hadn’t eaten any dinner so we got the train back over to Asakusa and went to try something a little bit different for dinner. One of the most popular meals in Japan is called okonomiyaki and is basically a mix of cabbage, onions, prawns or meat that is mixed into an eggy pancake batter and then cooked on a griddle pan and covered with a sweet BBQ sauce, mayonnaise and benito flakes. When you go into an okonomiyaki ...
... little to no English at all and waited for all of us the entire way and walked with us and guided us all the way there! There obviously was a huge language barrier and I am still amazed by how that did not stop us from having and keeping conversation. Again, the people in Japan are SO NICE!
Did I tell you all the toilet seats here are warm…I’m obsessed.