Travel Blogs from Funabashi
... children were asked how they thought hell would look like. Each child had created their own hell, one for when you didn`t help out with home chores or another were you got punished for tickling someone.
Before entering the Mori Tower, we went to a コンビニ (konbini). This is a convenient store and looks like a small supermarket. You can buy your lunch here and if you would like to have an egg ...
... not want to do that, so he jumped down and came round to where we were and went oooooooohhhhhhhhhhh.
More walking - and we came to another temple where there was a huge urn wih incense sticks burning- we walked around the side and saw a pond with some people feeding about five carp, which we thought were eels as they were so big and black and slimey. We looked over on the other side of the bridge and saw a huge school of them. A duck ...
... onwards. We had two or many and decided to find a dinner restaurant. Higashi-Shinjuku sits between the Korean quarter, and the "not quite Red Light District" so we were not sure what to expect for dinner. We walked into a very small yakitori bar for a fantastic meal where we use hand movements to order, and the chef used hand movements to describe the dishes by referring to particular parts of the chicken, pig or cow. Clean flavours, well prepared and very gracious chef/host.
... of the terminal, Dad and I said our goodbyes at the security gate and we were off to our respected destinations.
Wow, we covered so much in such a short amount of time and thankfully I was able to visit new places that I hadn't been to yet. I know Dad likes to travel and see new things, so maybe it's from him that I get the interest. I'm happy that he was able to come and live in my new world for a time, albeit a short time. Now it's time to rest and plan for my next guest, my friend since middle school, Betsy!
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There wasn't enough time to go back to subway office to buy tickets in advance so we headed to the train. Everything is very organized here in Japan. The train platform has circles on it marking the number of the train car and where the door will open. We stood in the general vicinity thinking, there is no way the door ...
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