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Travel Blogs from Edogawa
... to Kappabashi Street - the ultimate kitchenware street of Tokyo. We'd seen a commercial for a cool shop that sold high-quality kitchen knives that you could even get engraved, and Tina had been wanting a nicer kitchen knife for a while. So there we went. Along the way we passed a giant chef's head, marking the beginning of the kitchenware district, and several stores selling really everything you might want in your kitchen. We did eventually find our store - Kamata - which ...
... day time. After taking some nice night pictures I headed for Yodobashi-Akiba which the best shop in Akihabara according to the internet. The internet wasn't wrong. This shop was filled head-to-toe which electrical goods on 9 different floors. It was crazy. I must of spent a good couple of hours looking around. I don't know where to begin on the things that I saw. It honestly was incredible. I'm no computer geek but I was still overwhelmed on just how big this ...
... in one spot was mind-blowing. The other underground train stop I countered previously with any degree of madness was Las Halles in Paris and Penn Station in New York.
The sheer volume of people in this metro region of 35 million is truly impressive. People attack you from all directions and bumping into each other seems a norm.
We finally found a street exit and disappeared into a maze of neon lights and continuous hordes of people. Down ...
... to the first floor. I went up the large staircase because I saw that the small parents were already struggling to get through the metal stairs. I am, on average 20% taller and 120% wider.
Up the stairs we walk into a room. On every single square centimeter of this quite large room, and the one adjacent to it, there were sketches of Ghibli characters. Some fully coloured, some in charcoal, some with pen, some just backgrounds, some just the characters some ...
... his excitement! Floor on top of floor and wall to wall of computers, audio & visual, cameras, smart phones / tablets /iPads / iPhones and all their accessories and a restaurant on level 8. Jus was in heaven! He could play with every camera and lens (regardless of their cost), they're all out on display and calling out "pick me, pick me" like puppies do at the pet store. So much for the rain making us have a less energetic day, we racked up 21,540 steps or 12.92 ...
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