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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.
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... or fast, or even overly interesting, but for some reason, with 3 people on the same hovercraft speaking Japanese to other people in hovercrafts almost running into yours, while they were being as stupid as you were, it was a lot of fun.
By now it was time for the main event, the Tower of Terror. Having nicknamed it "The Tower of Kittens" and telling Angela it wasn't scary, and under no circumstances do they drop you at any point, she agreed ...
The famous and probably biggest fish market in the world, lost his attraction. Why? Because only 100 persons can enter the tune fish auction and the rest of the market halls. We've got the advice, to be there latest 03:00 AM. Off course we didn't make it, but we have been 04:30 AM at the entree and a friendly advisor told us, that there is not space anymore, the first 100 person has been already selected at 02:00 AM. So the competition started and we are not the kind ...
... so she could come and save him swimming on her float.
We said our farewells and were away across Arthurs pass. En route we did have a brief stop off for a couple of yummy pies and an incredible caving trip through cave stream. It’s a 30 minute long cave under a mountain with a freeezing cold stream running through it. As we were walking to it Dave’s pal Jason started telling us how a group of three tourists had died down here not so long ...
... the wrestlers were bigger, but fitter looking than some of the gargantuants we had seen in the five hour warm up. Before the two top ranks begin, they each undertake an 'entering of the rings' ceremony. All the wrestlers follow each other into the arena. They wear colourful aprons, each with a specific design and gold embroided into them. They can cost upto £300,000 each. I started to notice how graceful the wrestlers were. It was strange how ...
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