Travel Blogs from Yokohama
... have been a game on as there were hundreds of people walking in the same direction as us. I believe it was the Yokohama Baystars Vs. Tokyo Swallows. Minus the inappropriate giggle I got from the name of the Tokyo team. It was pretty clear that this was a big sport and the fans were rabid.
The lines leading up to the stadium were massive. After a few photo opportunities taken around the stadium and under the massive banner. We checked out the Yokohama Baystars ...
... back on any chairs as you might ruin the bow so you also have to be very careful when sitting. The long underskirt is also quite slimline so you have to take lots of small, fast steps when walking and I had to ask Tim to slow down a bit with his giant strides.
When we got to the church we picked up our men and went to the cherry blossoms to have photos taken under them feeling very Japanese indeed. We got back an hour before the service where they gave ...
... although I suspect you could hide a howitzer under some of the folds of skin). Returning to their corners they each pick up a handful of salt which they toss onto the ring to purify it. After a few rounds of stare-downs both wrestlers place both fists on the ground and then charge each other with bellies and man-boobs crashing into each other with deafening slapping sound.
Wrestlers are allowed to slap, push, trip, and flip their opponents but ...
... museums, walkways, and cherry blossoms. It was worthy of a lot more time than I was able to give it, as I left for Nikko the next morning.
Nikko is a small, touristy town about 2 hours northwest of Tokyo. While I greatly enjoyed my time in Kyoto and Tokyo, of all the places I visited, I would want to live in Nikko the most. The Japanese language would make it close ...
... in Tokyo, but only 2000yen entrance fee including 2 drinks. The Vanity was also totally packed, so we left after having our 'free' drinks. The girls took a taxi back home, but I had to wait another hour, so I went to Murphy's for a last glass of wine and then home.
Lazy day. Long saturday night at A479, Murphy's and 88's. Really a very boring night, didn't get to meet anyone.
Sunday. Not much todo but sleep, pack, watch ...
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations