Sala Inagekaigan Hotel
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... a humbling experience
The funny thing is, Japanese people are the same way! No one knows where anything is (it IS a big city...) unless they Google Maps it to give me directions. Even the police officer I asked was clueless.
After much sweaty wandering around downtown from the train station I ran into some gregarious college students who identified me as a bumbling tourist and offered to ...
... the escalator ride up to the top floor on a stairway to heaven was worth the $3 entrance fee alone. By the time we were what seemed like a couple of hundred feet high I was holding on really tight. The museum took me about 3 hours to look round and when I came out having seen all I wanted to, including a really moving film about the american fire-bombing of Tokyo I was really hungry.
I paced up and down past the tiny food places under the ...
Other shops are - potteries, plates & bowls - both classic & modern style, apron shop, signboard, cushions, bakery stuffs etc.
fake food = sampuru = sample (english)
This is the main reason I wanted to come here.
Many of the restaurants in Japan has fake food displayed on their display area. These sampuru look sooo real.
There are ...
... Station, we are now quite expert so easy to find our way around. Instead of going back to the hotel then heading back to Shinjuku, we decided to leave our luggage at Shinjuku station. It is quite convenient to have lockers at the station, so you can leave all the big luggages. So on the plan for the afternoon: going to visit Gyoen Park. It seems like a great place to view cherry blossom in a nice park.
After getting lost a bit on the way, ...
... come around the turn too fast and tipped it on it's side. There's a canopy over the top and that had been what made the noise. I ran over to check if he was OK. He didn't speak any English and probably wondered who the strange foreign guy was trying to help him up while talking at him. The engine was still running and he was in that strange state of "what the **** just happened?" shock that you get after an accident. I remember lying in the road after many a mountain bike crash ...