Paradis Inn Sagamihara
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... tempura I've had - it didn't even taste fried. It was a bit of a wait to hop on again so we did some roadside sitting and people-watching, and topped up the Vitamin D levels. Next stop - Asakusa. Asakusa is one of the older districts in Tokyo. Its claim to fame is the Sensō-ji temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century. This was the first time we saw the long-handled dippers at a well-like structure outside the temple. There was an ...
... a few hours there. As usual, high end dept. stores. Street was closed to traffic being Sunday and was eerily quiet. That evening went to Harajuku area which was loud and frantic with lots of young people. Nearby was the quieter and more up market Otemsando where we failed to get into Bill Grangers restaurant . Ended up at another less interesting place. After walking around the main street of this area we went home ...
... beef course (not our favorite item) and he surprised us by delivering a beautiful course of lightly pan fried blowfish (the previous blowfish we had was raw). The delicately cooked blowfish was even better than the raw preparation, incredibly sweet and a delicate texture! We can see why it is so highly prized.
We had a wonderful three hour dinner together, enjoying great Japanese delicacies, as well as some nice French wine from Provence.
What a great first day in ...
... a good teacher as I am very calm, energetic and have a good clear voice...always funny to hear from somebody you just met...
Tokyo is a pure blessing for transport options and the railways metros ans buses are clearly marked in Japanase and English so it was easy to find my way to Ikebukuro on the JR circle line. So I arrived at the Sakura hotel in one piece and passed many eateries, karaoke bars and game halls on my way. Sakura hotel ...
... breakfast. Little did we know that each came with a handsome £25 price tag! But it was definitely worth it for the flavour and variety including three kinds of tuna, prawn, sea urchin, squid, salmon roe and eel. It was all as fresh as you could ask for, almost fresher than the time I tried raw mackerel having just hoiked it out the sea myself. We also spent some time in Shinjuku, near enough to the Park Hyatt hotel for us to try and grab a drink in the iconic New York Bar on the ...
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