KKR Kamakura Wakamiya
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Goodbye Disney Shii, hello again Machida Ijiris. Saying goodbye to the Sheraton Grand Tokyo Bay will be hard to do. I get a 5AM walk around the grounds and stroll over to the ocean and drink in a few treats like a panoramic ocean view and some castle and volcano sightings on the horizon. The staff is literally rolling out a red carpet for what we guess will be an afternoon wedding to come. The rose garden hosts ...
... style ryokan and is built right into the rock cliff at the edge of the ocean. All of the rooms face the ocean and have beautiful views. There is a traditional onsen (hot spring) community bath here. We had a tour of the bath areas and the gardens before going to our room. The room was furnished in traditional Japanese minimalist style with a low table and 4 chairs in the center of the tatami floor, and a bistro table and 2 chairs ...
... Spirits, I asked our guide about the large rack of Sake barrels that are located near the entrance She explained that Sake is a sacred drink among various sects of Buddhism and is consumed at most of their ceremonies. No wonder their Buddha has a mischievous grin :-)
The site is filled with many Asian ...
... as much as I would normally, even considering the copious quantity of
alcohol I imbibed.
The local I met yesterday fancied meeting up again, so we did. We went
for a bite to eat at a place where I once again forgot to ensure a foodporn
picture, and then headed off to the Tokyo National Museum. Very impressive
stuff, but the two of us were having such a blast and continuing our spree of
mucking about and having fun that I didn’t get to ...
... There is another counter inside where you can place the order. Make sure to find a nice place to sit by the glass windows to watch the crowd outside on the Shibuya Crossing.
In the evening, we explored the Ginza area. Take subway to Ginza station and walk to the Mitsukoshi building. Exit A8 would take you to Mitsukoshi building which is a 5min walk. Go straight to the 9 floor for a garden terrace and experience hot yuzu lemonade which was unique.
Take the C4 ...