Sala Inagekaigan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiba
... 2012 - Ueno, Harajuku, Shibuya, Ginza
What a lovely day! The sun shined in blue sky.
I went to Ueno park - people have already started picnic, nevermind the coldness.
National museum - Archeology and crafts - very nice. not big. Ajapanese garden with shouting ravens.
Tokugawa cemetery- behind the museum - the best thing I have seen in Japan. Writings only in Japanese, on long standing woods. Clean and gardening as if the families still come.
Harajuku - ...
Sad day. Time to leave. We woke up at 5am, left the apartment by 6am. We dragged our luggage about 20 minutes to Soga station, transferred to the Narita line at Chiba, then took that line all the way to the airport. One last convenient train, one last use of our rail passes. I think we used those for at least as much as they were worth. At the airport, we had slight ...
After a ridiculously long flight from the Couv, we arrived in Tokyo. We thought the airport would be full of fun robots and machines (like an iPad vending machine for instance) but no such luck. We had some time to kill so thought we would eat at McDonald's...only we couldn't tell what kind ...
We woke up early but were majorly hungover/still drunk so we went back to sleep. Then Tim came out a bit later all dressed for work, he pointed out that our train was about to leave. we rolled over and said we will chance it on a different train because we couldnt get up. We said bye to Tim and then slept until 12. We showered and packed, dont ask me how.
On the train Mark felt rough, i was okay and starving but Mark couldnt stomach food.
We got to teh hostel easily and ...
... Japanese internet when i was stranded in the hotel, and realized that the slowest internet speed in Japan is 7mbp, and that's the wireless 3g network.
A whopping industrial strength 50 mbp.
And apparent that's what the universities have.
HINT HINT America.
Anyways, a month of moderate (at least for Japan) internet is 30-50 dollars per month, and that includes phone and TV with great after purchase service.
HINT HINT Comcast ...