Kumegawa Wing Hotel
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... In Japan we must add Shintoism to Budhism. There is freedom of religion in Thailand, Cambodia, Singapor, Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan. There ino freedom of religion whatsoever in North Korea. In Laos Budhists are openly accepted, as for Christians they have few if no rights. In Vietnam a new dynamic based on dialogue is developping between religions and the Communist Party. In Malaysia and Brunei, Islam is the State religion; citizens of other faith ...
... and no-one was interested in looking to see if the room was empty. All rooms are cleaned during this time, and no-one gets in. Bummer!
We certainly didn't feel like doing the tourist thing so we went back to Ueno Park, where we were at the beginning of our trip, which was then crowded with people admiring the cherry blossoms. The park was still crowded (it is a favourite place with the Japanese), lots ...
... up with bright lights, there is lots of tax free electrical shops and arcades. There is also a few food places which is where we saw the plastic food models. We have read in the book that plastic food models is big business in Japan and huge factories are set up to make replicas of the food which the restaurants sell. It's very strange. It is however good for tourists as not many places have translated menus so least you can see what you might we ...
... on some salt, lemon, and soya sauce, torched the top so all the juices were boiling the fish pieces and then served. There is a video. We also went to a
shrine in the area.
Once 11 o'clock hit we headed for the market. Now up until this point drivers have been amazing, well here, I felt as though I was back in China, people we zipping around in these small truck like vehicles, I was almost run over three times and that was watching in all directions. There were no ...
1. The Japanese like to smile and laugh.
2.American humor, at least Jim's humor, translates into Japanese.
3. Japanese trains leave on time.
4. For everything else "on time" means 2 or 3 minutes before the stated time.
5. It takes about 30% more time to say something in Japanese.
6. I will never be able to learn to speak or read Japanese.
7. Thankfully there are Japanese ...