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Day 29: After what felt like ages in trying to get to the bus station out of Tokyo, we finally made it for a direct ride to Kawaguchi-ko at the foot of Mt. Fuji. As it is the start of Summer when we arrived the sky has been a bit cloudy and have only caught a few glimpses of Mt. Fuji but never the whole thing. As we had arrived just before lunch we …
... has essentially finished.
We persevered, however, to create some wonderful and amazing new memories. Zoe and Steve were very excited to visit Tokyo Disneyland. Visiting Tokyo Disneyland in the summer during peak attendance, in one of the hottest summers on record, is not something I would recommend to anyone but certainly provided us fodder for great stories. Thankfully, the Disney Fast Pass got us speeded onto a couple ...
... br> I have some of my other favorite things to pack:
Electrical tape for repairs
Collapsible cane, just in case
Water bottle, to control temperature at night, service as a head rest or rump rest (came in handy on the Serengeti)
Flat sink stopper for soaking clothes overnight in
…these and other items are suggestions from fellow travelers on previous tours we’ve taken
Then of course we had to pack for Hanoi, ...
... boys aren’t alone.
* (Edit) Thought I would share what my friend added on in a comment on Facebook, in relation to her own experience:
"It felt like I was watching the tide coming in and out. Every time the traffic lights changed and the people started sweeping across the junction and then disintegrating into random trajectories like straggling seaspray. The rhythm and visual patterns were strangely calming” -- Well said!
... 8211; scrambled egg and cheese croissant with a little bowl of fresh fruit salad and orange juice.
Caught a cab into Shibuya - another advantage of flying into Haneda is that it’s only 10 kms from the centre of Tokyo and while still an expensive taxi fare (about $110) nowhere near as bad as the one from Narita which is 65 kms away and costs over $300.
It was almost midnight and the streets were quiet as we drove through central Tokyo to the hotel. ...