Sun Grand Hotel Funabashi
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... several hours of dragging my aching tootsies from one store to another, that I realized that I was in a country where women used to bind their feet into tiny little clubs! And despair set in ... I was getting so desperate that I actually considered buying the pair of black fringed Indian moccasins that I had found for 12,000 yen (about $98.00!!) Then my brain kick-started itself and I kept looking. There were no directional signs in English that listed the names ...
... what to do. YounngJoo and i broke away from the crowd again and i brought us both jos sticks before heading to the fortune sellers to put 100 yen (56p) in the box and dig deep for a small wrap of paper telling us our fortune. The tradition goes that if your fortune reads lucky, you take it with you and if your future doesn't sound great, you tie it to a tree and walk away from it. The fortunes are written in ...
First things first, we stumbled on a late night restaurant that looked hip. We ordered a Shark Thistle and avocado appetizer. Avocado is always good, Shark Thistle feels like chewing on pig ears... not for us. The main on the other hand was this bubbly cauldron of seafood - octopus, clams, prawns and garlic. Kazia was delighted to munch it all back, Phill was pleasantly surprised with the tenderness of the octopus.
... included with ticket) and some snacks.
At the appropriate time, we were ushered down the stairs, into the basement (Tokyo makes excellent use of vertical space). The show area was long and narrow. The seating was stacked in rows, like bleachers, but only 3 rows deep against each wall. The 'stage' was the floor space between the bleachers. The performers entered on both ends on moving vehicles, often super tricked-out Segways, ...
... Bubble tea is something very japanese and it tastes kind of like chai tea but sweeter. It´s sweetened tea with foamed milk and Tapioca balls, wich is a kind of chewy balls tasting somewhere between rubber and fruit candy. Served hot or cold. Very japanese, but unfourturnately far too sweet for my tea-strained tounge. 500 yen loss but now at least I´ve tried it. Next time, I´m sticking to the matcha latte. Now, time for school. Live long unless you ...
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