Takenotsuka Grand Hotel
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... us as we searched for the exit. We just kind of dove in and went with the flow. We found the street and a cab ride later (OK-the cabs here are cool. The doors open automatically when you approach them and for some reason the Japanese adopted the English car/traffic style which was a bit confusing at first.)
A quick check-in at the hotel and a dumping of our stuff in our tiny hotel room, and we were off to do ...
... urban sprawl. Due to the overfishing of their waters and the limited space available for development on their islands, it doesn’t seem that this is likely to improve anytime soon.
Next door to Tsukiji is a small shinto shrine which was built in 1658, and is a beautiful representation of the local architecture. Parts of it reminded us of elements of our Maui home, which has a lot of Japanese elements to it, which we recognize more and ...
... in Tokyo were closed for a week of traditional holiday (read on for more detail).
We ended up cleaning the apartment, bringing home wine, sweets, and a hearty noodle dinner. With Anant, Tijana, Anant's Kenyan friend Katz, Kavita Masi, Suresh Mausa, Anurag, 6-yo Kabir, John and I, we had quite a crowd kneeling around the low table while food was passed slightly chaotically.
Conversation flowed, and soon Suresh Mausa broke out the ...
... a Renault 4, Porsche etc, guarded by about five staff who kept people from going hands on, but were quick to welcome us and beckon us nearer than a respectful distance. It seems a lot of employment for a free museum. From the museum garage to another mall and then out to a expo. That was being renovated, but it looked as though part of the attraction there was a kids' go karting course that went up an overpass and back outside. Very cool. The track ...
... half an hour to look around. It is, so I hear, possible to sleep in internet cafe's in Tokyo. You just rent the booth for the whole night rather than just an hour or two. But I was already falling asleep and the people I was with grew very annoying very quickly, continuously saying stuff in other languages and then asking me if I knew what it meant. I didn't and I really just wanted them to **** off, so I wandered off around Shibuya for a bit on my own. The famous Shibuya ...
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