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... garden and it is the only one of it's kind in this area. The monk said it is his job to rake the stones weekly. In a Japanese garden, everything is placed with meaning. In this garden, the large stone in the back represents a mountain, and the stones are a river. I wish I knew more about the symbolism here. It certainly is beautiful, peaceful and I would love to have a back yard like this! It was a peaceful Saturday morning!
... a huge building labelled AKIBA ZONE on its side. Amy was intrigued so we heading inside.
AKIBA ZONE was six floors of crazy anime and manga merchandise, where we saw much, but recognised not too much. For someone who certainly has seen his fair share of anime I was surprised at how few of the characters and figurines displayed I recognised.
After more strolling we saw the word 'Pachinko’ combined with loads of flashing neon lights. We’d heard of ...
... and some vegetables with bacon things of which i can't remember the name. I've passed a lot of pachinko parlors in my vacation but now i felt it was time to try it out. Pachinko is the japanese version of pinball, but it's actually just ordinary gambling. You have a big bucket of balls and depending on where they land you get more balls to play with. In the end you will lose, but that doesn't seem to stop people.
I entered the pachinko parlor and was greeted by ...
After a trip to the temple we went to Ebisu an area named after a beer brand (Yebisu). Here we went to the local beer museum to learn about its origins (and obviously to do some sampling).
After working up an appetite we went to a snack cafe where you can eat as many snacks as you can in 2 hours which are in baskets around the walls of the bar. This included the normal things like crisps, sweets, sherbet, seaweed, poo shaped gums ...
... Green, they make Kermit the Frog look like an albino. We do not have a garbage can in the house. Did you hear me folks? No garbage can. We have recycle bins. We recycle EVERYTHING here. Let me break it down for you:
1. Glass/Metal cans, lids- they go in the same bin, but on the day they go out, they have to be separated.
2. Plastic- containers, hangers, etc
3. PETE plastic- water bottles
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