Hotel Route Inn Dai-2 Ashikaga
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... making kits and accessories for the girls then we split up so Anna can explore on her own. Lily and Amy continue their shared travels over some super creamy ice creams and through more charming stores.
The 100 Yen store loads up our souvenir bin with more goodies including erasers for Lily.
We all meet up at the McDonalds and snap some classic photos at the top of the street then walk back for Italian lunch. Once more, ordering plain spaghetti ...
... for kids. Most of the museum actually was aimed at kids, while I hoped it was more for the Japanese railway nerds ('otaku') which are plentiful here. Too bad. The highlight for me was to see and enter the first shinkansen from '64: the beginning of the now famous and iconic Japanese 'bullet train'. Ah, and I shouldn't forget the two guys who did maintenance on the museum's diorama. When you work all day on carefully painting miniature people ...
... Hayao Miyazaki thought up the story in the first place. Cool place! We wandered around for a while, saw some beautiful scenerys and then wandered off a bit in the city. It was very nice to have some silence around you for once; Tokyo is great but usually loud and full of people. Done, we got back to Tokyo, reviewed some kanji ...
... So subtle and pleasant..
Two large fuji trees are 143 years old and their branches are supported to create a huge umbrella of blue fuji flowers. Everywhere you look is another wonderful display.. the tiered petunia boxes on the ponds, the archway over the footbridge, the There is also a long tunnel of white fuji flowers.. the azalea bushes are of all sizes and colours .. spectacular!
Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...