Okura Chiba Hotel
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... on the boeing 777 I am sitting in now as I travel toward Narita. Both of my travel mates had been on multiple plane rides so it was funny to see the shock in their faces when I actually got excited from the takeoff; apparently they were expecting me to freak out. The acceleration increased much more rapidly than I would have anticipated and it was thrilling, like a mini rollercoaster but different. The plane jarred and sped toward the horizon, and for some reason ...
... for some photos at the bridge overlooking the convergence of three rail lines and the river.
After a bit of a rest at the hotel, we got back on the subway to Shibuya station to see the lights of the famous crossroads which are considered the Times Square of Tokyo. There are seven streets that converge at this spot and when the lights turn red, a mass of people cross from ...
... br> Like horse racing? – Tokyo City Keiba is easily accessible and have Twilight races… A very different description to any races I’ve ever been to!
Fish markets - an absolute must! Go at 5:30 for the tuna auction or between 9 and 11 to see the wholesale market. Come back for lunch for fresh sushimi!! You can smell the fish market as soon as the train door opens at the station!
... into my pocket for the key to lock the front door, and it wasn't there.
It wasn't anywhere, I searched and searched for an hour or more with no luck.
I'm someone who never loses keys, this was a first for me and it meant I couldn't go out for the day and leave the front door unlocked. So due to my carelessness my first day in Tokyo was spent killing time for 6 hours waiting for Emma to finish work.
When she arrived home at 5.30 I told her ...
... later, we emerged at Tsukiji.
Tsukiji station is only a few blocks from the fish market, so we followed the crowds, and were soon wandering through the dirty, cluttered, crowded corridors of the outer market.
If you read any of the Tokyo guidebooks, or the majority of the Tsukiji market reviews floating around, they paint a picture of a vibrant, energetic and fascinating hive of activity, where all manner of delicious seafood is laid out to temp ...