Sun Grand Hotel Funabashi
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... quite quiet to start with (see photos) but by the time we got to Meiji Shrine after lunch, the traffic, cars and people, had picked up. We love this city. So clean and orderley and everyone is very polite and helpful. Got an express train back. Took best part of an hour even though they go really ...
We enjoyed a few days of living it up in Hong Kong and have no remorse in having visited Marks and Spencer's, Pizza Express and Pret a Manger. We also got the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak which overlooks the city, a tramway that is angled 27 degrees in places and was a fun short trip up to the top. After these few days of taking on supplies of Percy Pigs, we flew out of Hong Kong and after a very brief stop off in Manilla, we arrived in Tokyo. After picking our ...
... popular with the ladies who all want their picture taken with him and he happily poses for everybody who wants to take his picture. We walk back taking the opposite direction and get some awesome views of the castle and the red bridge. As soon as we are back in the car it starts to drizzle, good timing! We now head to the Daio wasabi farm just outside of Matsumoto. Daio is one of Japan's largest wasabi farms, covering 15 hectares. ...
... they won’t be giving Deschutes or Rogue a run for their money anytime soon) but it was just fun to see that craft beer is so popular even in Japan. When we pointed out the bright pink Voodoo Doughnuts bottle to the bartender he told us that he brought that back with him since he lived in Portland for 3 years and actually studied at PSU. What a small world! We of course talked Portland for a while and it was so much fun to swap stories about PDX at a little ...
... to have been murdered during the surrendering of the city.
Most people know about the kamikaze planes, but I certainly hadn't heard of the kaiten human torpedoes. Over 200 of these wake-less, one seater, suicide torpedoes were deployed in the final year of WWII.
In terms of the artefacts that make up the museum there are lots of weapons, armour, uniforms, photos, and letters written ...
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