Shin-Yokohama Kokusai Hotel
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... down a hill or climbing a mountain, not very comfortable..... And, I found a department store which is similar as the Bijenkorf in the Netherlands in looks and items, but especially in prices, since everything is expensive. I think it's called Tokyu?? I also found a Yakitori stand, but I'm not hungry at all. I'll go there another time. What I also found out is, a lot of girls in high knees and school uniforms. So ...
... though Semester at Sea to Kamakara, Japan to see Zen temples. We visited a temple and heard about its history and then we walked to another temple to participate in Zen Buddhist style meditation and a traditional tea ceremony. The tea ceremony was one of my favorite parts of the day because we were taught how the powder tea is made and how to properly hold the bowls of tea we were given. I really enjoyed the bitter taste of the green tea but the soybean sweet we ...
... be too cloudy to see it and she was right. After the government building we headed to the meiji shrine to pray at quick and take a few quick pictures. we were short on time today with a list of things we wanted to do. Next we headed to the takeshita fashion street for some good shopping. this is where I bought some T-shirts for my family using the money kindly given to me by sensei's mom. we spent a lot of time here because there was just so many stores ...
... I have my own room with a sheet of plywood in what looks like a broom closet. But who's complaining, lol. It was all good after I made it out alive.
But Yokohama is pretty cool a city with nice boardwalks along the ocean with skyscrapers along the bay. Japan would be a money place to take a girl, so many nice date spots!
Conclusions after a week:
-you know the Tokyo metro is legit when they have a paid employee to push people into ...
... taxi drivers! I talk about this because since my travels began I think that the city of Tokyo is the closest to what I have imagined a place to be in my mind so far.
From my limited exposure to Japan, when I was in Canada, through movies and TV shows I always seemed to see the same image of this wicked busy intersection where there seemed to be no organization or recipe to people crossing the street. I imagined people from every walk of ...
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