The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo
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After a good night sleep and an average (yet complimentary...) breakfast, we returned to our room to rest for a bit, packed all our luggage, and headed to town after a short rest.
We visited some beautiful gardens, saw the Royal palace (from afar), visited a lovely shrine and did some electronics shopping.
The main thing we faced today is …
After a rather early start, we arrived at Incheon airport in 50 minutes, apx. 2 hours before our flight to Tokyo.
We then went to the huge check-in line, only to realize after a couple of minutes, that since we've had an web check-in (DO THAT!!!), we could go to counter C16 and check-in in less than a minute.
Then we had a 10-minute queue …
... Is the end of the Nagoya/Takayama line. It has an immediate feel of an alpine village but very warm (27 degrees?). Accommodation is the Best Western one street over from the station. Traffic really sparse and with the micro cars does not have that urgent authority. Very fine room. Neat, clean, modern pod type bathroom with the electro mechanical toilet Simon L raves about. Travellers are weary, one is asleep ...
... of livable cities. We are staying in Shinjuku. The station here is the busiest in the world, with a daily traffic 3.7 million people. It even made it in the Guinness book of records.
John and I visited Japan for the first time 14 years ago, when I was 5 months pregnant with Elena, and we had very good memories of this country, so different from our Western world. Since we arrived here, we cannot stop ...
... garden (Win) and finally visited the gift shop. There I brought a Laputa model, a cat for a friend and a limited edition Blu-ray of (say it with me now) Laputa. As we where about to leave Vu wanted a poster so we went back in to the store. While browsing the walls for posters for Vu... I spotted it. A hand painted cell from the movie. I had to have it. I told the lady I wanted it. She told me it was only a demo on the wall and that she would ...