Okura Frontier Hotel Ebina
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... a massive truck-stop resort. What do I mean by this? In japan truck stops are a huge thing. they aren't just like a little park, they are massive food/restaurant shops that put most of our supper markets to shame. How ever this one became so popular it became a tourist spot/family activity. It is called Umihotaru (海ほたる), it means "sea firefly". It is an artificial island ...
... just something accidentally left behind by a jet-lagged arrival
Without the pass the one thing we did have to pay for is the transportation from Narita (which is out in the boonies) to Ueno station in Tokyo. We bought Keisei Skyliner tickets for the train to Keisei-Ueno station. The cost was about $25 per person, and it brings us to a station about 15 minutes walk from our hotel.
Although English is ...
... 8221; It doesn't matter if it is very obvious no cars are coming and the walk sign is about to start, people wait for the signal to go. We try to catch ourselves, but sometimes we walk because we are just use to going if we can. In the trains and buses almost nobody talks, well except us and other foreigners. Even on the streets you hardly hear a voice. A lot of people are looking and I'm assuming texting at their phones, but not talking on them. While seated on ...
... the entire length of the moat and looking for over an hour for the entrance we found this gem out. Instead we walked around Ginza district and came across Tokyo central station- reminded me of Leeds General Infirmary on heat. We were then rushed around a newly opened posh complex in search of the roof terrace we could see from the station, and we just as quickly rushed back out. A much more impressive place was the Tokyo International forum. Ultra ...
We decided to brave the tour busses again and headed back to do the purple tour covering the north east of the city. Again the bus tour was completely unimaginative heading out along one road, getting to the end, and then going back along the exact same route, but the area was much more lively and interesting than yesterday.
We are now starting to see the people of Tokyo. We drove through Ochanomizu into Electric City, where there are over 900 shops selling the latest gadgets, ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center