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Left the hotel this morning with our suitcases packed and onto the train we go, heading for the TCAT terminal (Tokyo City Air Terminal) where we left our bags in lockers.
Off for the last final shop and breakfast. Well we wondered why we didn't really see many Japanese people out on the streets. We found them all this morning in the Tokyo underground shopping! Amazing place and all the shops you could want including supermarket ...
... to the Tokyo Sky Tree, but we couldn't go up it because they were only selling tickets for later in the day, and we were going back to see the big guys at the Sumo Tournament. We then walked back to the Sumo Stadium.
When we got there we saw a large crowd cheering the big guys as they got out of the taxis. We walked up the stairs to the stadium and saw that it was so much more crowded than before. We then went to our ...
... so that I could run back to buy some Japanese cakes. We needed something to declare at Sydney Airport so that we could get out quickly. If not, you could get stuck at the queue waiting to have all your bags X-rayed.
By the time we left, the sky had cleared up and we were seeing blue. It had been raining quite heavily the night before and drizzling in the morning. We were a bit too early and spent almost an hour at Shinagawa station trying to photograph the NEx trains ...
... that often, the outside of the buildings is just as fashionable, so we toured Omote-sando, gazing at the awesome architecture of the boutiques.
We discovered that there are no more reserved tickets available for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, which makes me sad because I was really loooking forward to going there. Boo.
We discovered that, though all of this was supposed to fill an entire day, it was only noon and we were done with ...
... park before getting to the shrine which was nice. Really well looked after like most things we saw in Japan. The shine was good too, looked like something of 'the last samurai' after, we visited a garden in the shrines grounds, it was a bit expensive but beautiful. In the evening we did what the locals do and had dinner at a bar come restaurant. There were all sorts on the menu, mostly offal based but also some things closer to what we are used to. We had ...