Tokorozawa Park Hotel
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... which had statues of Buddhas made from the cremated remains of random Japanese people which was super cool. As we were leaving we realized "hey, we didn't climb anything" and thus discovered we were at the wrong place. Determined not to be defeated, and Stephen in charge of directions unwilling to concede, we walked on! We somehow found the right spot and enjoyed another hour or two poking about the correct temple. ...
... by a local to give it a miss. In retrospect it would have been better to go some place else.
I had previously arranged to meet up with Kaz in Euno, where he kindly offered to help buy me a SIM card to access data in Japan. After some communication issues at the station, we eventually located each other outside Euno train station. David joined us as we eventually walked down to Ikihabara (known as Electronic Town) to find an electronics store. Kaz led ...
... wanted to.We sat for a while trying to flag down a waiter to get our check, and then one of them explained that the number placed in a bowl next to us was supposed to given to a cashier so we could pay. Oh, should have read the guide book on restaurant procedures- lesson learned.
So now we are nestled into our hotel room. If I can figure out the toilet, it will have have been the perfect first day in Japan.
... on early and found some seats for our 1.5 hour trek. Besides being a weekend and peak autumn foliage time, it was also a national holiday, Labor Day, so we were just two in a sea of people. As we got closer to our destination you could see the snow-covered top of the mountain every now and then and it was a spectacular view even from far away. It was also an absolutely clear day, which we were very thankfully for since usually there are some kind of clouds obstructing the ...
... apologised for keeping us...
think Akira. or Ghost In The Shell. or Blade Runner (without the light-up brollies and hover cars. and rain)
you're kinda close.
sensory overload? check.
no clue where we are or going? checkety-check! (we have found the hotel, natch)
salaryman lunch as our first meal? oh yes... it was amazing!
cat cafe? yup! (we miss brody)
wandering around shinjuku aimlessly (but finding said cat cafe)? how'd you guess?!?