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... Nice flavour, but a lot of chewing required.
With my belly as full as it can be I finally make my way to the gardens.
Hamarikyu, here I come! An office at the entrance offers free audio tours, so I
naturally accept. I rush to the first bench I can see so that I can write up
the thoughts of all I’ve experienced so far. After finishing my writing, about
ten minutes passed before a loud PA system reminds me that the park closes in
... most other developed nations in train service. The train to Tokyo was clean, comfortable and fast. It even had a food trolley lady selling snacks (Harry Potter fans, it's like the food trolley on the Hogwarts Express with no chocolate frogs).
Shinjuku Station is touted as the world's largest and busiest train station, and we were trying to manage it with suitcases. The mostly young crowd in the station ...
... I had to wash it down with a strawberry kit kat!! Tonight we are going out for dinner in the local area and the Karaoke bar is dangerously close to our hotel!! I might need another octopus candy to give me a slap in the face so I can go up and make a total fool of myself by singing something equally stupid!! It HAS to be done that's all I can say! Over and out! ...
... is beside the point.
Even though I have spent two months in the country, there is a whole sector of Singaporean
culture, actually a pretty big element, that I never got to experience. It turns out that a fair portion of the economy and land space is dedicated to the rich. Whether it be the ritzy Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino, the Gucci-filled shopping malls on Orchard Road, or the 67-story high One Altitude ...
... and emptied out the noodles and used the polystyrene bowls which the noodles came in :) after breakfast we took the metro to a old Shinto shrine called the Meji Shrine. We had to cross the famous Shibuya Crossing on route. Photos of people walking across the crossing with the stores in the background are usually how tokyo is promoted. It's a cross roads that turns into a free for all once the pedestrian light comes on...was pretty cool. We walked through ...