Kiryu Grand Hotel
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... night. Boooo so disappointing. In the end it wasn't all so bad. We had lots of time of time on our hands before our train so we wandered the posh streets of the Ginza district in Tokyo. Every block was lined with fancy restaurants and cafes. Store after store we peered in the glass windows, looked at menus and display cases of plastic mock dishes and finally settled on a Japanese Italian restaurant. We were intrigued by the Japanese style spaghetti, sauce and ...
... naked squirming and squealing with my junk waving around in Bon's face. I apologize for the horrific visual. Anyway i eventually got in when the cold became unbearable and all the gentlemen know what happens when it gets cold. To preserve whatever smidgen of pride I had left I quickly dunked the rest of my body into the water. The initial split second of discomfort rapidly transformed into a heavenly oasis. It was as if every fibre of muscle in my body just said "screw ...
Travel for the day started early--our group meeting in the hotel lobby by 7:40 AM. A couple of train/subway connections and about 3 hours of travel found us at Japan's most famous shrine.
The 1975 James Clavell novel Shogun described Toranaga's rise to Shogunate. The place we visited today called Toshogu Shrine is the shrine dedicated to the real-life ...
... be spared from evil, and the theme was chosen here in the ancient belief that the monkeys would protect the horses from disease.
The population of Nikko is only 90,000 so I'm not sure how a professional hockey team ended up here (vs nearby Greater Tokyo Area with 35.7 million+ people) but they were playing out of a reasonably modern facility and seemed to have quite a presence in town. Apparently Westerners don't often make this ...
... It's an area of Tokyo that is popular with Otaku (geeks) and is also where you will find the famous "Maid Cafes". There were many Japanese girls dressed in maid outfits stood out on the street, handing out flyers and trying to convince you to come into their cafe. To be honest, it was a little bit weird.
After dinner in Akihabara, I finally returned to my hostel to get a good nights sleep in preparation for my last (and very busy) day in Tokyo.
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