Hotel Twins Chofu
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... yen. No money is changed at the counter. All the money transactions take place at the machine. We go to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office. It is 243 meters tall with twin towers. There is an observation deck on the 45th floor of each tower. There are great panoromic views of Tokyo from the decks. On a clear day a person can see Mt. Fuji, but today it is cloudy. The Tokyo night scene is just as busy and vibrant as in the day. People are on the subways ...
... Travel, which traveled hundreds of thousands of people
every year), I always have a basic packing list that I store electronically. I add to and subtract
from the basic list. It has served me well. The only thing I have forgotten so far is the travel charger for my laptop that plugs in under the seat of our airplane seats. I did bring the one for our phones and Patrick’s iPad. We’ll live.
And speaking of phones, I called AT&T ...
... hour so we didn’t get the
early night we’d planned on!
3 January 2013 – Day 14 –Day trip
to Mt Fuji
Today was completely under planned but
somehow things ended up working out perfectly! After a quick Internet
search the night before, we decided to do a day trip to the five
lakes district around Mt Fuji. We woke up late and muddled our way to
Shinjuku to try to catch the express bus to Kawaguchiko. Shinjuku
station got the better ...
... the hussle and bussle of Shinjuku. On route we stumbled upon a local festival procession complete with a load of blokes carrying a traditional float – fun times.
Since we were already in the area, we decided to see if we could get to the Tokyo Metropolitan , Buildings viewing platform, but the utter dearth of life in the area led us to believe that is was closed, so after a brief rest in a random park we headed back to ...
... years ago, was when I started a new life for myself. Walking around Sumidagawa Park, after having visited the apartment that I wound up moving into, I saw my first plum blossoms, and fell in love. No matter how low I was, how miserable I felt, I knew that things would get better; those little flowers, so ...