Hotel Pulitzer Jiyugaoka
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Travel Blogs from Meguro
... waving cat statues, rice crackers, and little umbrellas. The Emperor's Palace is the same. Only a moat separates it from the skyscrapers crowding in around it.
Nature here has some similarities to Texas, including oleander, lantana, hibiscus, azalea, and hydrangeas. For a big city, there are plenty of little parks and nature spots. Beautiful little respites from cement, concrete, and glass. Bamboo is very popular as well.
The last hurrah of the ...
... ninja came to our table and did some ninja magic which was amazing. I want to be a ninja! And today is another sunny day and we are going to go meet people from Warner Tokyo, then go to Disneyland Tokyo!Bye for now! Note from Kev:Really enjoyed playing all the drums from different countries!The massive ones were so loud.Then the Sky bar with 360 view of Tokyo and the Ninja restaurant were reallyamazing!! A fantastic day in ...
... day solo wouldnt have been complete without one disaster. So far my day had been faultless, I managed to order my drinks and get to Jiyugaoka without hesitation. So I had to chuckle an hour after leaving as I was crossing a major and unfamiliar river. I cycled over the bridge out of interest, now in darkness, and all too aware I hadn't crossed this on the way in. I started to cycle around a quiet suburb, lost to ...
... out to me because it meant I clutched his arm tightly.
When we got to Ghibli Andrew was obviously tickled pink to be there. There were of course a TON of kids. But there were also enough adults there without kids that we didn't feel totally out of place. Sadly there were no pictures allowed inside the museum but that's ok. We found an art room that absolutely thrilled Andrew. There were original drawings from pretty much every Ghibli film pinned to the walls. It was amazing to see ...
... major Japanese
newspapers. A day of mourning was declared. Contributions poured in from
all over the country to memorialize the dog that had won the hearts of
the nation. Sculptor Takeshi Ando was hired, with the money that had
been contributed, to create a bronze statue of Hachiko. It was placed on
the exact spot where Hachiko had waited for so long.
Within a few years, however, Japan was at war, and any available
metal was melted ...