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... which tasted like gym socks, but we lucked into some "Mexican" food at the Indiana Jones ride. So calling it Mexican was stretching it a bit, but what I had was called a taco. (It was made with shrimp and mayo). It made Matt happy at least.
We had a lovely time, with wonderful people on a clear beautiful day on the Japanese coast (It's right on the ocean-the 2011 tsunami actually damaged the park.). Another great day in ...
... his entire life!" Shannon joins us and we are off to conquer the day. We got into the Epson Aqua Stadium no problem which is a big surprise since the line was a mile long 2 hours ago when we walked by it. We are waiting for the Dolphin show and think of Jane. Everyone wants to get wet by the dolphins except me! Elaine convinces me that the row just behind Tom, Tyler, Shannon and Anna won't get wet. I think I've been had! We will see. 5 minutes ...
... and it travels at a speed of about 350Kmh. We did go on one with Shigeki when we were last in Japan about 4 years ago. Amazing experience. Not much of a shiver or rattle on a cup of drink sitting on the window sill of the train.
When we get to Tokyo station, we knew we were going to be late for Shigeki. There is a shinkansen sitting on the opposite platform and this is the first time we have seen the shinkansen on our visit to Tokyo. We are usually ...
... in the world needs to learn English to cater to us! We will return to the states with a new level of empathy for the foreign, non English speaking members of our community.
Final reflection is that we have developed a new appreciation for the United States of America. Traveling through Asia for the past 3+ weeks has opened our eyes to the culture shock America must be to foreign travelers. In China and Japan there seems to be one main ...
... toilets. Yes, they are as weird and wonderful as they say. Heated seats, bum wash, bidé... all with warm water and waterpressure that you can adjust yourself. Of course I had to try it out. A very pleasant experience and I think I am actually going to miss the toilets when I return to Sweden. ;)
Then we got our SIM-cards. I don't want to use my own as that will be terribly expensive, so I am hiring one from SoftBank. I bet it is going to be very expensive still, but at ...
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