Takenotsuka Station Hotel Village
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... a bit of a mish mash, but I enjoyed it. Particularly the pickles, which were something I had been looking forward to - I love Japanese pickles! There were two types of pickled cucumber - green and purple, strips of bright yellow daikon, pink daikon (that looked like sushi ginger), some seaweed and a purple powder (which I presume was also some sort of seaweed). Kim had a plate of fruit and some brioche, before going back for some curry rice (something which ...
... would be in this store as it didn't fail me last time and sure enough we found the figure we each where looking for. Shortly after this we met up with some of Adam friends from Australia and headed off to my B-day dinner at Umihatoru.
For the people just joining us, Umihatoru is a man made island in the middle of Tokyo bay. It has restaurants, attractions and great ...
... the fish tank the night before we decided to look and not touch.
After that we went to geek out at Miraikan which is pretty much the science museum here. The main attractions there was their collection of life like android robots which they try make look and move as close to humans as possible and they also had the Asimo robot. A place like this could really build an interest in the sciences as there were some really clever exhibits. ...
... each little area as well! We walked down a lot of little alleyways and streets that we would not necessarily have chosen to walk down ourselves as they were residential area’s but it was really interesting to see how the Japanese community lived, especially in overpopulated Tokyo! However they seem to make really good use of the space and an apartment that should feel small and cramped actually ends up feeling very cosy! In the afternoon we explored a little more of Tokyo on ...
... Shrine and showed us the cleansing ritual that is done before entering. We were fortunate to see a wedding in progress, and numerous babies had been brought to the shrine to be blessed. Our next stop was the Giant Buddah. We've seen some big buddhas before, but this one is huge and is made completely out of bronze. It stands 44 feet tall and we were able to go inside. The morning flew by and we stopped for lunch at a local restaurant and found the dishes to be reasonably ...
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