Odawara Terminal Hotel
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... the stalls that had been set up outside the station we spotted the best sumo statue – bum cheeks and all!
The stadium was just next to the station and there was already quite a bit of activity by the time we arrived. We traded our printed e-mail confirmation for our actual tickets and were given some very useful guides which highlighted the day's activity along with running order.
We then passed through security ...
... umbrella would be all we were in store for. Wrong. We realized that when the rain started coming in a bit stronger that this typhoon might be a bit different. Still with new umbrellas in tow we carried on. We noticed the seriousness of the typhoon while heading to the airport. During a subway transfer an announcement (obviously in Japanese) came on and the regularly docile yet focused people in the train ...
... just to computer mice and keyboards. The one thing that we found to be odd and a bit amusing, was that the background music that was played in a nonstop loop in the store was a jazzed up version of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" with Japanese lyrics. We felt sorry for the employees who would have to listen to that all day!
After making our purchase, we headed outside into the rain to begin exploring the area. We found ...
... Gyoen garden. It was pretty cool seeing a traditional Japanese garden; it is what you would picture in your head full of those trees that look like bonsai trees (but are a bit bigger). The only problem was that we are in completely the wrong season for seeing gardens and a lot of the trees were dead, it is still a month away from seeing the cherry blossom which is meant to be a pretty sight.
We did manage to carry out some scientific research; discovering ...
... when my choice arrived. (seriously Asia NEEDS BROWN BROTHERS Wine !!) Fish and chips ordered the first mistake was that only one serve was delivered (this happens a lot) but the other disappointment was that there was only two small (whiting sized ) pieces of fish and without a word of a lie …. 10 small chips served on a paper filled basket with a protion of tartare sauce. Seriously I have seen larger sized entrees served however again that is most likely why they ...
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