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... sounded incredible, full to the brim with creepy, cute, weird and wonderful antique to modern handmade art dolls of Japan, and even a bar and lounge to relax in whilst you view ( what a blessing as my feet are in agonising pain from 8 hours of walking a day with my dodgy high arched feet.)
So to soothe our disappointment we went to have a drinkie at the so called alternative 'it' bar of Tokyo, DecabarZ, which was awesomely kookily decorated like ...
... Park. We hesitantly decided to follow, and he then showed us where the duck hunting used to happen. According to our brand-new guide they used to lure tamed ducks with food, and the wild ducks in the area would follow. They would then have hawkers hunt the birds. Later, they substituted the hawks for nets. He offered to guide us around further, but we were somewhat reticent of accepting his guidance beyond the park.
When someone offers you help in one of the European ...
... in the middle of the Meiji Gardens, comprised of thousands of donated trees, were dedicated to the 112nd ruler of Japan, Emperor Meiji, and Empress Shoken, who ruled until 1912. I get the feeling that most gardens in Japan are manmade – generally well-kept and fenced off to keep out the undesirables. After wondering through the gardens and surrounds, we headed to Harajuku in search of lunch.
Walking through Harajuku, it quickly became ...
... sushi anyway, I remembered there was some place on our hotel's street - it's not conveyor but at least it'll do? So we headed there. Dejectedly. When we walked in though - BAM! It was a conveyor sushi place too!! The thrill of victory snatched from the jaws of disappointment. They had all sorts of stuff for pretty cheap. The plates mostly had two pieces of sashimi on them - tuna, mackerel, amberjack, eel, etc. - mostly ranging from 95 to 200 yen per plate. After a short ...
... cents, 1 Japanese Yen
# of times we did laundry: 7
# of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 30
# of holes Amber's sneakers: 4
Next stop: Osaka, Japan