Shimane Inn Aoyama
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... morning rush hour on the subway! This
city is so clean, well-organized and full of very friendly and helpful people.
I think we have mastered the subway system – for 10 dollars a day you can work
your way around the city from north, south, east and west and never have to
wait longer than 2 minutes for the next train to arrive. During rush hour a
train comes every minute. This is public transport at its best, moving 8.7 ...
A lot has happened since last entry; I am now living in Michikos room in Tanashi in the awaiting of the move to the dorm at the new school. Right now, I am hiding from the never ending pouring rain at a café in Takadanobaba, while the others are at school. I'll resumé the last two days; Wednesday I met with Mika-san, my friend from the orchestra, and we left for Asakusa. It was a strange ...
... blue sky background. That was a surprise!
We got to Tokyo station at 8.15am, an hour late as traffic wasn't too good once we reached the city limits, but still not bad.
After a restoring coffee and cake at Starbucks (yes, we succumbed to the Starbucks sign), we caught our local train to Ueno, heading for our hotel. Unfortunately, the hotel only allows you into your room at 3.00pm! Rules ...
... that says LNG on it! It was quite odd, mostly aimed at kids and was 95% in Japanese, but I did get some funny photos and it did have a roof garden with some decent views across the bay, so it was still a worthwhile side trip. Shortly after that we gave up walking and jumped on what was essentially Tokyo's answer to the DLR. We were glad we did, because it took a loop through the Bay Area and gave us a whistle stop your around some of the weird and wonderful architecture. It ...
... I checked the map, I thought Maguro-bito was on the other side of the road, so I looked around but could not find it. At the end I went into the Asakusa tourist information center to ask for directions, she was really kind and showed me locations of both stores (one is standing sushi, the other sushi train) I checked both stores and decided to go for the sushi train as the standing sushi was full.