Super Hotel Shinyokohama
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... lost though. After a very tiring but good start to our time in Tokyo we ate some more of Maretha’s yummy food and collapsed onto those oh so cosy futons.
The next day Tim dibbsed it as a man shopping day and we travelled to another nearby part of Tokyo, Shinjuka, with the kings of electric shops. There are two six story high buildings right next to each other which look and are set out identically but are in actual fact are extreme rivals. We were so confused ...
... escalators for a while we finally found our way onto the train. About 30 mins later we were in Tokyo and had a short walk around and decided rather than get very wet we got back on the train and came back to Yokohama. By this time the sun had come out so we walked to Chinatown with the friends we were with and had some lunch. Still very expensive. The ship had a rule that if we weren't back onboard by 3pm we had to wait until after 5pm because the immigration people ...
... of our goodbyes we contemplated our time together…meeting and parting…coming and going…every moment is unique, it will never return and wants to be tasted fully because of that. In daily life at home the sensing of impermanence is often covered up by being tied down to the multitude of repetative activities. With travelling we are able to practice letting go constantly even if we would sometimes rather avoid it.
Being in touch ...
The final two days in Tokyo were a
little hectic, even though I didn't really plan to much for them to
be that way. Wednesday morning we slept in a little too long and
almost missed our free breakfast! We made it just in time to fill up
before heading to the ward of Harajuku. You may recognize the name
form Gwen Steffani's fragrance line. It's known for it's cutting
edge style and youth culture. Both were on full display when we
got there. ...
... Kyoto Station.
I needed to get more cash before Tokyo and Fuji so I asked
at the Info Center ...