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... br> After a few drinks and another lovely meal that evening at the friendly Thai restaurant we decide to buy some tonic water.
One of our luxuries while on holiday is to have G&T or two after a long day sightseeing. Having purchased the gin at duty free, but being so busy we have not had the time to buy the tonic. So, heading off to the nearest 711, I, (Suzanne) am looking forward to my first swig of ...
Today is our day in Tokyo.
We got up early, it was great to get a nights sleep but I was still moving slowly. I had misplaced the good cold medication that Peter had bought me. I think I left it on a plane. I was left with the natural stuff that wasn't as effective. As a result, I didn't sleep well.
We did get showered, organized and checked out of the hotel by 8:00. We left the bags there to be picked up later. We had breakfast at the food area ...
... crazy delivery drivers and other everyday citizens who are just going about their lives in what is probably the world`s largest city.
I did really enjoy Tokyo, it is one of the world`s great cities and is full of culture and history. However, if like me you imagine it to be all skyrise and neon, you may leave feeling a little dissapointed.
2. Don't eat lunch - eat at Solamachi
3. Skytree takes about 90 minutes to visit (if you are heading to the very top)
4. Do go to the very top, but don't have large expectations
5. Go to the Sumida Aquarium, but don't expect it to be big
6. People there can speak English
7. Walk to or from Asakusa when visiting Skytree - they are within walking distance.
Cool. Peace out, guys.
... based dishes. The lines would be 30 people long sometimes because the restaurant owner would only let people inside if there were open seats. I wonder what happens when it rains. The prices on the menus were ridiculously high. I think they can get away with that because the fish market is a bit of a tourist trap.
On the walk back to the station from the market we stopped at an unusual temple. Tsukiji Honganji is made out of stone and is supposedly fire ...
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