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... of their eating experience.
While walking back
to the train platform, I made a hand gesture allowing a Japanese woman to board
the crowded escalator ahead of me. She
smiled and said something to me in English.
Victor jumped in and spoke Japanese while she spoke English. As it turns out, she is married to a man from
St, Louis, Missouri (my home town) and had been there many times. Go figure.
... many many times, he asked us a few questions about where we were from and where we were headed in Japan. Before leaving he handed Charlotte a few handmade apology cakes for free, and headed back inside. I honestly felt bad that I couldn't take his coffee.
Its funny how you can spend a whole day traveling around looking at tourist attractions and hot-spots, and something as simple as ordering a coffee provides the most memorable experience of the ...
... many of the locals. I expect it was one of their first really lovely Spring days too.
To the right of the Castle avenue we could hear music and see lots of glitter and people dancing. We went over for a look. It was a group of older people who, we assumed, had come to do a gentle, happy celebratory dance under the cherry blossoms. In no time they had us draped in tinsel and dancing with them! It was great fun and ...
... or a rice grain hahaha)
We took some photos and watched a video on the process at the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery museum, tasted some different sakes, bought some small bottles to try then onto Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery museum where we watched another video about sake producing and it was very different to the first one as the first one was showing the traditional and modern way and the second one was the modern process but they were more “hands-on” ...
... all the original furnishings, playing musical box music in the background. Doesnt even feel like Japan anymore. These were the embassies or hang out places of traders from each country. There was a house for Britain, Panama, France, Holland, Denmark, Austria, Italy, China, and ...