Takenotsuka Grand Hotel
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It was the day that I would finally be on my own, I woke up early and said by to dad and the crew that would be flying home. Now I was in the hotel room on my own with time to kill before I could check in at the hostel, so i went for a stroll.
I headed for china town as it is supposed to be the biggest one in the world and sounded like a good laugh, on the way I was approached by two women wanting to talk to me. It may ...
... to my hotel.
To my tiny hotel. Very clean, all amenities accounted for, but there really is only room for the bed in here.
After a shower and change of clothes I grab my Lonely Planet guide to find a nice place to eat nearby.
I make my way outside, navigate around with an offline map on my phone and find a tiny place in a tiny alley where I barely fit at the tiny bar. The ramen tastes ridiculously good, excellent ramen made my ...
... spend time underground when there is so much to see outside. One of the highlights of my day was to find a dog cafe. Firstly just thinking it was like a doggy boutique and dog friendly coffee shop, I didn't bargain on just how dog friendly. Inside the cafe, sitting at the tables were 2 ladies and their 2 little dogs. The dogs had ' clothes on' , ribbons in their hair and were sitting on their own padded chairs with water bowls in front of them and their ...
... br> It was now about 11:30pm and I had to get to my hotel. I had directions printed out on how to get to the hotel, which included taking the monorail, walking, taking a train, then walking to my hotel. Just to make sure the trains were going to be running then, I asked a info center person who kindly looked up directions to my hotel, then the schedule. Basically, there were only two more departure times for the monorail that evening and she said the train should still be running ...
... snapping away with the camera, I angered a little old lady stirring a large pot of something very strange. After I'd taken a photo she held up her hand in a "stop" sign, and after I'd put the camera down she started shaking her fist at me, and shouting in loud angry-old-lady style Japanese. I think I really upset her.
I just apologised in my best American accent, and continued on.
Further on were a variety of fruit, vegetable and ...
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