Shin-Yokohama Fuji View Hotel
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Went on a day trip with our friend Azusa to Yokohama – an
interesting port town just a short train ride from Tokyo. The trip around the
bay was great as was the interesting, futuristic waterfront area. They also
have a great Chinatown area which sells all sorts of interesting things and has
some of the best Chinese food we have ever eaten – ...
Konichiwa from Tokyo!
This morning I woke up super early to go to the worlds largest Chinatown, which is located within walking distance of where the ship was ported. Apparently I woke up a bit too early because as Melissa and I walked around we noticed that the majority of places had not yet opened. While meandering around waiting for places to open we had the opportunity to see a beautiful temple. We also witnessed many people mopping their storefronts ...
... we finally checked in we could admire the view from our hotel window - we are on the 21st floor and have a good view of the river and the Hamarikyu Gardens - and numerous high rise buildings (including the Yakult Building!). Then we did something we never usually do when we arrive somewhere - went to sleep for about 2 hours and are now getting ready to go out to a Japanese pub under the railway arches a few stops along the line from ...
... night I stayed with Rhonda friend Carol who is from Canada and is a missionary here. Rhonda is who I am going to help volunteer with in the Philippines. Carol lent me her husbands bike for the day and washed my socks, t-shirts and ginch! Thanks carol!
Ok, moving on... Currently I am in Yokohama which is an hour south of Tokyo by train. Funny thing is I booked what I thought was a hostel online and when I showed up tonight they didn't have my reservation for ...
... who you will be with, the clothes you will be wearing and the things you would be doing. I tend to do this a lot, build places up as to what I will expect when I arrive there. I put many of my destinations on a pedestal usually to find that only some of the feelings and things are really like I imagined in my mind. This sounds like a sort of disappointing negative way to approach travel but I see it a little different. I think that arriving to ...
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