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... a lot of the women are dressed accordingly, much to my
enjoyment. The men, however, are not. I really feel for them in their full
suits, dabbing at their foreheads with hankies.
In every article, blog or guidebook I’ve read it says that the Tokyo
subway system is confusing.
It was that, to say the least. Once you figure it
out, it's doable, as long as you can actually find the ...
... stark reminder about the transient nature and hollowness of excessive consumerism. One of the must do suggestions from friends has been to visit Akihabara, a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. In more recent years, Akihabara has gained recognition as the center of Japan's otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops and establishments devoted to anime and manga are now dispersed among the electronic stores in the district. We walk ...
... one off the list!!!! We then went to study about Japan and toured the Shinto Meiji Jengu Shrine for Emperor Meiji. He was the first emperor to try to work with and open up to the west. We then went to Sumo. Wow what an experience! All of the pageantry and posturing... Unbelievable! We then visited Asakusa and Tokyo Sky tree. Very cool new multi-use are around it and the view is awesome!! Best day yet! I hope the that all of days to come are like this ...
... in Japan but you can exchange the balls for money in back alleys in a kind of black market. It's very well known, but a don't ask don't tell type of thing.
First off, sorry for the un-organization and shortness of posts. All I have is an iPod touch so trying to stay to the point. Posts after this will be more organized and planned.
Final day in Tokyo and no big plans. Very tired from walking so much and new hostel closer to the airport since I ...
... your feet and once you've slept on a futon for more than a week - where your head is as close to the floor as it can be, the smell of tatami computes in your head as being a place to relax. 7. Flannels. An odd one but these small, soft towels seem to be a bit of a necessary item in every persons' day bag in Japan. A flannel is used to wipe your brow once you're feeling sweaty or to cover your nose if you're near strong smells. Being Japan, you can ...