Sun Grand Hotel Funabashi
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... one inch away from each other but no one pushes and no one speaks. So serious! Almost everyone we asked for directions from was delighted to help in order to practice their English. They learn it in school or they travel as far away as Canada just to study languages . The service industry is an honored career here. Everyone is so attentive and surreptitiously being supervised by unobtrusive managers. The men here seem so soft and slightly feminine...not ...
... a once in a lifetime opportunity and I did. It turned out to be the funnest dance I have ever learned.
After we spent time learning it we went to the farewell party, all the dancing students were there, the program coordinators, the Saitama students, and many others that have helped us along the way. It was such a great event and a great way to transition into the ending of ...
... ASIMO'. Unfortunately by the time we got there he'd already done his final demonstration for the day so we could only see him through a pane of glass, and also in action in videos. There were other exhibits too but they were largely aimed at kids.
We then decided to head for Akihabara, the famous electronics district. The highlight for us here were the giant ...
... the huge lantern it has in front which is amazing to see in its own right. While at the temple Jord and I decided to do as the locals did and threw money into this place as an offering and made a little wish. I should note that I almost had a little heart attack when mine bounced off the back and almost didn't go in which I took as a bad omen but rest easy cause it fell in at the last minute! During our walk back we explored the little shops lining the way to the temple and ...
... not have to pay anymore money and got to our hotel stop safely. As a matter of fact, the JR train station exit let us out closer to our hotel than the subway station exit would have. No test. No testimony. Thank God for the locked luggage. It worked out for our good!
It only took ...
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