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Headed to Asakusa to see the Senso-Ji shrine. Then over to the Edo Museum. Was unfortunate it was undergoing major refurbishments so it was ready for the Tokyo Olympics, so only got to see a small portion of the exhibits. What we did see was really good to give an abridged version of how the city developed from the Edo period through to modern day. Had underground wooden piping for water supply, and made umbrellas out of peanut oil coated paper. Meant to meet Showhey for dinner, ...
Woke up this morning and must have been snowing a fair bit last night. A solid dusting on everything, and still coming down fairly heavily (well by our standards anyway) Temperature predictions for the day are tops of 3, lows of -4. Glad we have plenty of warm clothes. Had lots of fun walking through the snow and knocking the trees to make the snow fall on each other. Though the numb toes and fingers were less fun. Walked down to the ...
... m sure they would have been friendly and cuddly if we had of see one though :p Bought a couple of little carved wooden owls, to go with the shelf an blackboard we bought in town a craft wood store. Fingers crossed they make it back in the post! Stopped in at another little cafe for lunch and a coffee. Felt a bit like an old English pub, but with lots of clocks on the ...
Arrived in Takayama from Kyoto, spotted snow in the trees on the train on the way here. And the temp when we got off the train matched! Glad we have plenty of warm clothes after hitting up Uni Qlo while we were still in Tokyo. Headed out into the old town and visited a couple of sake breweries. Bumped into a nice guy who took us one tour of one, and showed us how to write our names in Japanese and how to prepare a sake offering for a ...
... Tyson which was fun and then trying to look for the bear in the park which had been sighted, no luck unfortunately which was probably a good thing as it turned out it had attacked and even killed someone last week. I left Takayama happy because all I wanted was to get out the cold even though it was a very nice town but bit ...
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