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... chance I could get them even more lost than they already are.
They were looking for a restaurant a friend of theirs made reservations at, so
I helped out the best I could. In return, they asked me to join them for
This restaurant was in what felt like the middle of the fish market, but
once inside the interior was impeccable. It was very strange walking around a
place where people are driving trucks and carts with Styrofoam boxes ...
... exploring of the neighborhood and find a restaurant. Shinjuku is a young,up and coming neighborhood in Japan, but it is also home to Tokyo's red-light district, so on our quick jaunt through the neighborhood, we managed to run into a number of interesting characters. Just let me say, Japanese guys do not make attractive women, and there are a bunch of girls here who like fishnet accessories.
We found an udon ...
... with the occasional commuter passing through to make offerings and say prayers before continuing on with their day. We made it in time to hear the taiko drums which mark the start of the day, tour the grounds a little, make our presence know to the gods. Afterwards, we head outside the park to a small coffee shop for some tasty pastries and iced coffee. That goes back to our days in Italy, I supposed. We discovered that it's sometimes hard to find a ...
... However, we realized that much of this probably had to do with the fact that 90% of our food
consumption consisted of $3 meals from hawker centers and probably did not do justice to the overall culinary scene (although I am personally a fan of even the street food). (On second
thought, maybe I am just a fan of food). This lack of exposure to the higher-end food and entertainment is just something I have to keep in ...
... whole shrimps deep fried and eaten whole, skewered garlic cloves, asparagus wrapped in bacon, tuna, curried chicken and noodles. Char was a little freaked out by some of it....so I ate what she didn't want :) Day 3 We decided to do some of the city sights on this day. we decided to visit the tokyo tower first, kind of like a larger version of the Eiffel tower but painted red and white?? Looks out of place in my opinion. We caught the metro to the area ...