Hotel Sardonyx Ueno
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... find a liquor store that
sold this Cherry Blossom liqueur that we had when we were in Yamaguchi and
after some wandering around found one, and found the brand of liqueur that we
had in Yamaguchi, but it didn’t look like it was the Cherry Blossom one that we
wanted to so memorized where the store was and headed home to Google what
exactly we wanted and thought we would come back the next day after we made
sure the one we wanted was the one they had in ...
... We still managed to make the last train which is lucky because Tokyo is enormous. My hostel is central, but "central" in Tokyo could mean up to a 2 hour walk or 40€ taxi (no thank you). Despite being every so slightly hungover, the following day I met up with another Couchsurfer to do some heavy duty sight seeing. Now I soon discovered that this girl did not speak much English, so communication was limited to my basic ...
... did), freshen up and got ready for 3.15am departure to the fish market, Tsukiji. We reached there 4am and we were the last of the 1st group (60 persons per group/only 2 group allowed per day). We all had to sit there on the floor in a prep room, waiting for the tuna auction starting at 5.20am. As our pictures show below, those tuna auction is a serious business here. The inspection of those tuna takes quite long time but when the auction started, it went on quite fast. We ...