Travel Blogs from Tachikawa
Everyone has checked out and left on the bus for Narita Airport except for the fellow who lost his passport...
Morning after post-adrenaline dump. Tired, ready to go home. I know that I'll rally once I get on the train.
- fast forward a few hours -
Left Tachikawa around 11：00. Started using my Rail Pass by taking …
Second day in Tachikawa. After riding bicycles around Showa Kinen park, we trained again at the Suwa Jinja Renseikan dojo. My glutes are sore.
Went to a local "diner" after cleaning up, where we had an assortment of seafood, meat, vegetables, and unknown consumables boiled up in a community pot. And beer, or ’beer-ru’ as they …
First day in Tachikawa. Thanks to the international date line, its Thursday. Trained today at the Suwa Jinja Renseikan dojo. Hopefully I will be able to get some photos uploaded, but the public terminal here at the Grand has no USB.
After training, Sensei took us shopping at the Isetan department store. Didn't buy anything as I don't want …
Had the iaido shinsa (grading) today at the budokan in Ayase and passed my sandan exam. All four shodan (1st degree) candidates passed as well as the nidan (2nd degree) candidate. The one dark spot was that our yondan (4th degree) candidate did not pass.
A very long day - got up at 5am, on the train at 6, and an hour and a half later we …
... we visited Senso-ji Shrine. It is a large area, and even though it was a weekday, it was packed full of people. There was lots to see, the highlight being a row of vendors that crafted everything from hand. There was a doll-maker, a woodworker, a toy-maker and many others. It was nice being able to watch them work, and to get a few souvenirs that were genuinely original including some handmade chopsticks.
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1-15-12 Akebonocho, Tachikawa | Hotelfrom $49
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2-4-16 Shibasakicho, Tachikawa | Hotelfrom $64