Tokyu Stay Yotsuya
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... think of: flashing neon lights, enormous advertising video walls, masses of people crossing the streets and unfamiliar sounds coming from all around you. And while I tried to find my way through this, I suddenly started to realize that this was all 'real life' for everyone around me. They were all going from A to B, probably like they do every Saturday at this time. But I wasn't and that really made me feel out of place.
To change ...
... which is well known for its pubs and bars which are really small and can only fit about 6 to 7 people. Us being a group of 7 people made it really tough to find a spot. However after much exploring we found a spot and I was introduced to shochu. A white wine like drink distilled from barley or wheat. I immediately took a liking to it :-)
... Japan in the late 19th century - he cut off his top knot and introduced wine into the Japanese culture (I would've stuck with the sake) - there was a whole display of barrels of wine from some of the finest French vineyards on the walk to the shrine.
The shrine itself is dedicated to "the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken." It was another sweltering day and before we walked back out of the park we sat in the shade and enjoyed ...
After a 24 hour journey including 3 planes and 2 stops in China we found ourselves in Japan.
Our first stop was Tokyo where we met up with Michael, Liam's friend from school, who was kind enough to offer us a free place to stay for the weekend.
We started off our weekend by heading out for some local craft beers in a trendy bar where we were joined by smudge and Miyako. We then went to a restaurant where we had a taste of gyutan (cows ...
... Whilst they cook they are calling out and shouting to each other which provided much amusement. After a slightly shaky start with our chopsticks we started to get quite good at it and were no longer picking up one noodle (after several attempts) but a whole handful. It was a great experience and with full stomachs we headed home after stopping in a few bars first of course!
Saturday 19th October
We hopped on the metro and headed for the electronic and ...