Hotel Monterey Yokohama
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Today we left Kyoto to start our adventures in Yokohama (aka the city of Nissan!)
Our morning was a bit spastic (in a usual Dustin and Kaylee fashion) as I discovered that no, my large amount of toiletries and hair supplies were not going to fit in my tiny backpack (]we shipped our bags using the luggage delivery service the night before …
... wind that precluded me starting my walking on the ship. A lot of rain was being blown on the decks and they closed them for passenger access. Hopefully that will improve the further south we go.
The buffet (Horizon Court) was surprisingly light on for diners at 9am when we got there for breakfast. The usual fare provided but no Vegemite found so far. Princess will have to pick up its game.
A destination lecture held in the Princess Theatre ...
Sunday morning I woke up at 5:30, almost a normal time of day. After breakfast, I took the train to Asakusa. I really don't know what you’d do without the subway in Tokyo. It’s so convenient and cheap. Tokyo is so spread out, and taxis are quite expensive.
Asakusa is a traditional area of Tokyo. Once you get off the train, you can tell that this is different from the other districts of Tokyo. It looks ...
... an incredible opportunity this was.
I also have to say that I am very happy to have had a travel partner with Kristen. It seemed to everyone in the group that we had known each other for quite a while, so how fortunate that we were able to become fast friends!
So with that I will wrap up this's dries of thoughts. Domo arigato Tokyo, sayonara!
... on a clear day. I have taken lots of photos of the views from the Main Observatory! We then went up to the Special Observatory, which requires a second ticket (but you can buy both at the entrance to the Tower) - this one is at 250m. There were also some "lookdown windows" between floors, which were a little bit terrifying, but we still took some photos of that too! We then went down to the ground again and had crepes for "lunch" - ...