Travel Blogs from Kita
... s emperor and imperial family. The grounds of the Palace are off limits but the area is the geographical and spiritual heart of Tokyo. Situated next to the financial district, many businessmen and families could be seen on a stroll or a late lunch break. A great sight.
I wandered north still to the Akihabara electric town. Bustling, busy and fun to watch! Many items are ...
... of Tokyo was now without its once thriving ex-pat community, unless this was now existing somewhere else in this huge metropolis. The company where I had worked had declared itself insolvent several years ago and almost overnight, thousands of English teachers were left without a job and had no choice but to go home. I left the country about two years before that happened.
That evening I met up with Leelee on the other side of Tokyo, in Azabu-juban to have dinner at ...
... films and go to bed early to go to the fish-market at 5am in the morning.
Got up at 5am and left for the fish-market. It was freezing cold and on top of that a strong wind was blowing. Had to wait nearly 20min for the first train, then got off one station to late, backed up and changed to the subway. Finally got to the market at around 6:30am.
Its very interesting to see all types of fish and seafood of which I had never even heard ...
... had the place to myself almost. After
wondering around for a good while I headed for the Tokyo Museum of
Modern Art which I saw was close on the map and had been somewhere I
did not want to miss while I was here. I got pretty lucky when I got
there because I managed to get student price by showing my Stevenson
college student ID. The museum was rather small for such a big city.
There were some nice things in it though and for only 130 yen I
couldn't complain. ...
... Seeing as it was getting darker and darker, we decided that the fastest would be the best, so we got to hiking our way up and up until we reached a temple complex. We walked around it at first, then found that we were lost, so we backtracked to the temple and entered. Then we found another few stairs going up and when we finally reached the end of it, we saw another staircase going right up.... but it was closed.
By now, it was ...
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