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... I've ever eaten in my life. There then follows a series of vegetables which are cooked to perfection which we had chosen earlier from a basket. There was ooctopus and tofu with octopus roe, a baked rice thing which proved a challenge for my chopstick skills and then a little peach dessert. And some more sake. Ken tried to pay for it all but we wouldn't let him, which upset him a bit, it was very expensive but amazing. After ken said we needed to eat again because the ...
... the traditional tea houses was serving Japanese tea, and even though the tea was quite gross (thick and bright green, not sure what to compare it to), the intricate snack that was served with it and the beautiful setting of the tea house made it an enjoyable and peaceful visit.
From Hamarikyu I wandered along the train lines for a while until I ended up in another Tokyo business district. Here I visited the International Forum building (interesting architecture ...
... orderly: people wait patiently at crossings and everything seems very neat and clean. Not a great description but I'm sure you get the idea.
We then headed to Shinjuku, another district of skyscrapers, shops and bars. We walked round here for quite a while, accidentally wandering into the seedy district where the girly bars are often themed in animation/cartoon style. Mixed in between these places were bars, arcades, restaurants and random giant robots. A ...
... of my day if not whole stay in Tokyo so far was going to the sky bar that was in "Lost in translation" film and enjoying the amazing views whilst sipping Japanese whiskey like BIll Murray in the film. i've paid about the same for 2 drinks as i paid for a day in hostel - that's true backpacking in style - loving it pics here: https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A55 ...
... to the
Tsukiji fish markets but they were closed due to the holiday (that
was the second time we’d tried to see the fish markets – the
first time was in 2007 and we arrived too late…). So we decided to
go into Ginza and walk around the shops a bit. Had a fairly average
vending machine dinner and went home. Due to the holiday the trains
weren’t running as regularly so we got stuck one station away from
our station. Getting home took ...