Mitsukaido Sky Hotel in Tsukuba
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Oops! Missed yesterday's. yesterday we got the Shinkansen to Tokyo and then the local train to our hotel in Mejiro. Left our bags at hotel and went in Shinjuku for a looksie. Went into a few shops and then for something to do thought we would go to the government tower to the viewing platform. It ended up being a bit a walk and to top it off the building was closed for the public holiday which ...
... very impressive given the size. Pagoda right next to the shrine is an awesome background for selfie clicks. They also serve free green tea (hot and cold) inside the premises.
FYI Restrooms are available inside the premises opposite to where the pagoda stands.
As you walk out back to the kaminarimon, make sure to buy souvenirs which includes magnets, keychains, japanese dolls, ...
... know that sounds like a small offense, but the Dentsu way is very serious and very real, so this single action is actually quite incredible.
So, back to dinner...we eventually found the place we were looking for and had a very good meal. We ordered skewers of chicken, and even though we declined when asked if we wanted the liver pieces included a few unlucky guys at the table definitely had innerds on their ...
... in fish juice-spew! We were given high-vis vests and led through the market almost being mowed down by pallet trucks. This was a fast paced place and even the auctioneers were talking at lighting speed, it was intense. The giant tuna were laid out in lines and potential buyers were inspecting every inch of them before committing to a purchase. It was a cool thing to see, but with the shocking weather, the time spent queuing and the exhaustion I wouldn't recommend it.
... and leave his friend to fend for himself, but chose to turn back and help him out, albeit with much anger on his face.
We had two long days at the park and for Chris, two long days after a marathon, but we were glad to of been able to visit the Happiest Place on Earth, or at least the Happiest Place on this part of the Earth. Chris made some new contacts at the conference he attended beforehand, he completed the Tokyo Marathon, and we made new memories at Disney. Not bad for a week.