Mizue Dai-Ichi Hotel
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... as there was no traffic and as the driver floored it only took 40 minutes!
We jumped out the cab and hunted down the AirChina check in desk... It was empty, we looked around to see if we had the wrong place or maybe misread the check in gate information. Nope. The check in desk doesn't open until 6am... two and half hours before our flight, but they want us there three hours before. Anyway we managed to get our bags checked in all the way through to Tokyo and ...
... had some delicious Indian curry with naan that was fresh out of the oven. It was so yummy we had two lots. We walked back home to have a rest, and we played a game of cards - matches, snap and go-fish.
We then went down to Harajuku to a shopping centre, but it wasn't what mum thought it would be and everything was really expensive. We saw alot of people dressed up in weird costumes, and super high soles on their shoes and super ...
... fish areas a hundred times smaller and smell so much worse. If there wasn't fish surrounding us everywhere today I would be hard pressed to tell you where I was with a blindfold on. Anyway, we saw so many different sea critters from cuddle fish to massive tuna and sea cucumbers to abalone. The market was a great experience.
Surrounding the market were a bunch of small restaurants with long lines. Everyone was waiting to have super fresh sushi or other fish based ...
... and watch them working. After several wrong-turns, we stumbled across it almost accidentally just when we were on the verge of giving up. Unfortunately it was quiet when we visited, with only around half of the studio spaces taken, but there was some impressive graffiti on display, and the front on the building was a spectacular tangle of black scaffolding jutting out from the building at erratic angles.
Next up we headed over to ...
... women in the traditional kimono and not the full Geisha costume. We met Lucy for dinner in a great little restaurant she knew which served noodles cooked with egg, pork and veg into a kind of omelette with a drizzle of BBQ sauce added for good measure. It was all done right in front of us on a large metal hot plate the length of the restaurant, so the food never got cold as you just cut a slice ...
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