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... up. May and Amy bounce down the stairs excited to see us. Amy and Lily are fast buddies and become inseparable quickly. Our train ride in they play iphone games, draw, and generally hang together.
Off at Omotosando, we stroll up the main shopping street past the designer shops that require no translation -- Hugo Boss, Chanel, Coach, etc., then to Kiddieland -- the jam packed cute center and eventually over to Takeshita Dori. First two stores score ...
... art-museum.jp/en/coll ection/. There you can see every tree, including a description and its appearances in the different seasons of the year.
On to the second museum: trainspotting! The railway museum had great reviews from all over the world, but for me... I was slightly disappointed. It had a nice collection of trains from the different era's but that was pretty much it. Two and a half floors of dullness. Well, there were lots of ...
Today was the annual PonyCon and seeing as how much I like My Little Pony I naturally didn´t go. Everyone else went, though; but me and Andreas decided to take the train to Mt Hachikoku, a small mountain/forest a little less than an hour west of Tokyo. This is the forest were the movie My Neighbour Totoro takes place, and ...
... br> Japanese Wisteria is called FUJI by Japanese .. in colours of traditional purple, pretty pinks,the magnificent white and brilliant yellow, they are in abundance throughout the park..
This place is amazing. From the moment you walk in it's just breathless. Just when you think you've seen something pretty you see something even prettier. And the scent, the wonderful wonderful scent of wisteria ...
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(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
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