Matsudo Grand Hotel
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... off their faces. Jamie even had to help the men at the table beside us carry their drunk friend outside. It is all completely non-threatening, and apparently there is a rule that you can get as drunk as you like with colleagues and they're not allowed to discuss it the next day. Nice.
On our way home, we somehow picked up a pair of friendly locals who turned out to be Buddhist monks, and headed straight to a karaoke booth until 5 am. They even treated us to some ...
... shopping and gawping at all the ridiculous fashions so we headed over to the Tsukiji fish market. Again we must of looked pretty lost because a nice American man pointed us in the right direction once we got off the train. We had missed most of the action at the market...its most famous for its tuna sales at 4am but we didn't fancy getting up that early!! We wondered into a alley and ended up in a restaurant and once you are in there's no turning ...
... grand plans of catching a late dinner, but passed out instead...
We woke up early the next day, and headed over to Asakusa Kannon,, the oldest and most popular temple in Tokyo. The temple and surrounding shrines were cool to see, although the area has turned into a tourist trap - tons of stalls with food and souvenirs. Shilpa stopped at most of these to try the local fare.
From Asukusa, we headed over to Uneno to ...
I`m taking a night bus to Kobe tonight to catch the Tuesday ferry to China so these are the last days with the family.
I had an amazing time in Japan and am always reminded of the importance of family connections when I come here. Since ...
... the large increase of visitors has forced the market to place limitations on the number of visitors into the tuna auction, and also restrict access to the wholesale area during peak business hours. Visitors also have strict rules placed on them, such as no flash on cameras, and no interference with the daily business of the market, which largely means staying out of their way. This was easier said than done, as I’ll later get ...
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