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... of it before. It wasn't bad, but not the best dish I've had. Getting dark, I decided to head back and not deal with the sketchy area at night. I spent the evening completely repacking my bag with souvenirs and filled my collapsible duffle with my clothes to bring with to Korea. I figured I could leave one bag at the airport and not have to lug it around.
After updating my blog, I called it a night.
... We bought several pastries and then headed back to the hotel. It is very cold an raining mixed with snow. We decided to spend the rest of the day in our room resting and reading. Pastries are for an evening snack and breakfast in morning. Tomorrow we leave early for Kyoto on a bullet train, returning 13 hours later. Should be fun and weather is suppose to be ...
... needed a beer as well. My guidebook gives me
several options in the area, all of which were fairly expensive, but one caught
my eye, my ‘let’s make tonight as cheap but inebriated as possible’ eye.
Geronimo is a fairly well known expat dive, so I was hoping to go in and
have well to do businessmen pay my drinks for me as I charm my way around the
bar. To put it lightly, I was successful. After a few rounds I headed out with
... train after train.
Brad is equally enamored with this place he has missed so much. He can't get enough of the food and the language, grazing on traditional foods and treats all day long and rarely looking up from the Japanese language app on his phone as he translates and studies every sign.
I, on the other hand, forgot how grey, dreary and painfully conservative it feels here. Walking around most areas, we are surrounded by aesthetically depressing ...
... healthy and live long. Next we headed through the city of Tokyo to the Skytree. It is the largest tower in the world at 634 (musashi, original Japanese language for 634) meters. We took the elevator that goes to the top, the elevator is really fast and you don't feel a thing. It was cool up there we could see all of the city. The have an area where it's a glass floor, and you can look down. Kind of scary. After the Skytree we left there to head to ...