Mercure Hotel Narita
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... Which actually wasn't bad, apart from the fact it was another two hours of travelling, as you can imagine by now I just wanted to cry. I wanted a shower, some decent food and a drink, or five and some sleep.
Two hours later and I'd finally arrived in Gotemba to Adam waiting for me with his friend Damien that also works as a teacher out here. I was so relieved to have got here in one piece and with hardly any assistance. I have never been ...
... and underneath the raised trainlines for a kilometer or two. I spent half an hour checking out dozens of stalls and small shops and when they all started looking the same I bought a $5 coffee and crossed over to the peaceful sanctuary of the central city park.
The first thing I noticed when I found a spot to sit down were the dozens of men with straw brooms or rakes who were sweeping up huge open areas and pathways until all ...
... paid off. When I went in I saw so much freshly caught fish. They were being sliced and diced and presented for restauranteurs to purchase for their fresh catch of the day specials. I had to be fully aware as I walked around. The aisles were cramped and usually there was just enough room for one motorized buggy, which meant that I would be run over if I stood in the way. I saw what I needed to, and decided as a celebration of all the fish it was time to eat. ...
... about and craving each other around the pond (or small lake - it was about 100m x 200m). Georgie was keen to check out some art while we are in Tokyo and Ueno Park is full of galleries and museums so we chose to go to the Museum of Western Art. There was a special exhibition on Michelangelo including a number of his letters and sketches. It was interesting and quite crowded but I thought it was a bit limited in what it had. It might have ...
... a new patron came here and joined us at the table. Interestingly, we found out he was a ophthalmologist visiting Tokyo to attend a conference. And he recommended to us a very famous dessert place he went to earlier in the day called Hidemi Sugino who is like a cult dessert master.
Our food was a simple honest meal that every household would cook - chicken with egg in rice - but perfectly done with eggs cooked just right. ¥1,500 for one oyako don. ...