ROYAL PARK HOTEL THE SHIODOME, TOKYO
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- Rice cake (mochi) creation in hotel foyer;Daniel and I helping with pounding the dough
- Off to Harjuku Station, firstly to visit Meiji Shrine (along with a million other people)
- Then to Takeshita Street for Daniel's splurge on fashion
- back to hotel for r&r then off to Tokyo Dome City for a Japanese ...
... and I had to do the final 1200 on my own. I thought I might get to Shibuya early and have a gander at Yoyogi park and the district, though apparently the park is really alive with youth culture on a Sunday. But after I'd got through the serious business of getting up, walking about a bit and having lunch I needed a snooze and then had to rush to get a Pasmo card and onto the metro before rush hour. I was in Shibuya by 5.30 for a session due at 7.30, so plenty of time to stand still and ...
... I don't need for this leg of the route. Things like sleeping bags, camping equipment, some cold weather clothes and such. I put all of them in my cabin bag and take it over to the convenience store and post it to the airport. This was a suggestion from Ali, who said I had this option if I didn't want to lug around all of my stuff all over Japan, which made sense. This service is run by Japan post and costs about 1200 Y in my case (depends on the dimensions of the item). So now, ...
... the tickets from the vending machine on the table and there is an opening in front of each booth where the server will collect your tickets and bring you your order. Then they put the blinds down so it is literally just you and your ramen. Or in my case, you, your ramen and a beer. The ramen was simple but delicious. The noodles tasted very fresh and the soup had a bit of kick. Hands down superior to what what we've had in Toronto but I probably could have used ...
"My breasts are small and humble, so you recognise them from mountains." Does that infamous line from Shakiras questionable lyrics ring a bell with anyone?
Sadly, Shakira, sweetie, that line would fall on deaf ears here in Tokyo, in fact don't expect anyone to even be listening. Everyone would in fact be mesmerised by your vast and swaying chest, I swear you would sell millions of records, if not for the love of your singing voice, then love of the Mt. Fuji Double ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsROYAL PARK HOTEL THE SHIODOME, TOKYO Minato
The hotel is really good. And the place just fantastic. Just 5 min. walking time from the Fishmarket (best fishsoup ever) and a good hub to jump into the subway to explore Tokyo.
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