Tateyama Grand Hotel
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... many old traditional buildings instead of giant skyscrapers. First stop was Tokeiji temple. It was basically a giant graveyard up the side of a hill, it even had large spiders hanging just above head height to complete the scene (people that know me can imagine how much I enjoyed that). It had rained the during the night and there was still dew around which only added to how beautiful the temple was. Leaving Tokeiji we made for a hiking trail that would ...
... in translation" sums up Tokyo lifestyle, with the rush hour commuters coming out of the station heading across the streets from all directions. Like a lot of the foreigners there i spent quite a long time crossing the same road or people watching every time the green man appeared. After a change of plan, caused by the weather, I won't be heading to Mt Fuji but instead to Nagano and will hopefully be circling back to fuji in slightly less stormy ...
... on the same floor opposite to this pasta place. After lunch, took the train back to my hotel in Shibuya.
In the afternoon, we went to the starbucks on Shibuya crossing for some people watching. This is an excellent location for shooting videos of the people crossing the road. It is fascinating to watch the synchronized routine over and over. Once you walk towards the starbucks, you would find counter to order right outside the store. Skip this and take the elevator to ...
... like I'm at Girl Scout summer camp: Cicadas buzzing, sweating so bad I can't pull my clothes on, you really should look for spiders before sitting...and makeup? Hardly! It just slides right off!
And then there are the creatures that try to come in to cool off. Roaches, we had those in Florida. We've had a few here too. They're big, gross, and they fly. Eww, that's all I'm going to say about ...
... or diarrhea from that water!)
On our way out we stopped in the store. It's a farmer's market of the produce they grow there. Well, there are toys and souvenirs too. You know my kids!
This is a place we will go to again with Joe. I really wanted to do the Swan shaped paddle boats, but I need another pair of legs to help paddle the boat! The kids really want to spend time on the playground, so we will plan another trip.