The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo
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I reached Narita Airport at 8 am in the morning. Narita is a good 90 minutes away from Tokyo. I took the bus into town and was greeted by my friends Alex and Amanda. Of course the bus was perfect: clean, quiet, comfortable and exactly on time.
Alex and Amanda were staying at the fancy Ritz Carlton in the heart of Tokyo city in a …
Tokyo is a city forever reaching into the future, resulting in sci-fi streetscapes of crackling neon and soaring towers.
Yet it is also a city steeped in history, samurais, shoguns and the forefathers of today's Emperors .. castles, temples, imperial grounds etc. so much to see and appreciate.
How much can we fit into our last hours in this crazy, frantic but organised, streamlined city?
Morning coffee at our local.. Starbucks.. of course... we ...
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... with skating rink dozens of high-end restaurants, art galleries etc. I had lunch in a restaurant called Gonpachi which was the inspiration for the Kill Bill sword fight set. There are mixed reviews on the web but my experience was excellent. Went up the Tokyo tower to see the city touristy but what a view. Had another great traditional dinner out with my buddy Sean's crew, who by the way ...
... do it no justice. One must experience it for themselves.
Im aware of the cleanliness of the city, from the streets devoid of graffiti, rubbish and general recognition of a cities "bloodline"
The taxi's shimmer in their proud glory. Headrests frou frou-ed up with Nana's finest lace. Each cab identical in its perfection. Automated rear doors open as you approach your fare.
Rubbish trucks show no sign of their labours. Impeccably clean, without odour, ...