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... br> Witnessing the staff bow low as the train pulled out, indicated an incomparable element of respect.
Eventually being guided the last steps to our hotel by the crying of the oversized crows and the only element of disquiet I could find. The crossing alarms. Frightfully invasive.
The room itself laid truth to the rumours that Tokyo's real estate is some of the most expensive in the world.
No bigger than a queen sized, with commando style rolls being ...
... morning I track down the Edo Tokyo museum which is nearby. This museum more than made up for the mornings mishaps. It tells the history of Edo from it's origins as a small village to the booming megatrpolis it turns into. With interactive dioramas telling personal stories in the transformation of the city, a real working Geisha stage including live performances and even if you are lucky you can dress up in a traditional Japanese ...
... but inside. We played tiggy in the playground, and then did some lego (Ben and Dad made a copy of the playground in lego) and then Mum and I played Foosball. Then we all played WeyKick - like air hockey but two magnets were underneath the two wooden paddle things. That was so fun - the magnets kept coming off the wooden things and our pieces were flying everywhere.
We then left there, and went back to the farmers market for ...
... food blog and whilst I agree food is a big thing for me, I would be too lazy updating it. Lets just say Japan edged India out when it came to food. It was a little hard initially (compounded by the language barrier) as pork is in a lot of things but once you learn the words it's no longer an issue. Every night was a delight for dinner and over the three weeks I sampled:
- noodles: ramen (delicious soup based with chicken, eggs and prawn), soba and udon types and yakisoba
... to me, mainly because of my height. Eric was not a tall man. I even got told I had beautiful eyes! It was like New Orleans all over again! (see entry 04/07/2013 'Mr and Mrs-Sippy').
Eric remained in good spirits though and the night ensued. It was at 12:30, however, that Eric told me the metro stops at 12:00 - not to worry, it is not too far to walk from Shibuya to Shinjuku, and we can always get a taxi. We carry on drinking and it gets to 02:00 - this is when we ...