Toyoko Inn Ikebukuro Kita-Guchi 2
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... and chilled wondering when our host would get home. He arrived just after 7 and we were very pleased to see him. He is a lovely Indian guy who has been living in Tokyo for 3 years. He made us feel welcome and suggested what we should do in our next two days. So interesting to try out couch surfing and, despite the shaky start, we really enjoyed being in a home and meeting an interesting person. Tomorrow we plan to head into Tokyo central and see some of this exciting ...
... mess. Mostly on the table, but I managed to get a nice glob of sesame sauce on my pretty blue shirt. Light blue, of course. The food was delicious and the company even better so we had a great meal. It was pretty late by the time we finished and I think they could tell I was tired so we got a taxi back to the station and then took the train back to Shinjuku where I thanked them both for an amazing day and we said our goodbyes. It was a fantastic Tokyo day. I'm looking forward to tomorrow too! ...
... US during WWII there was a media blackout and news of the bombs was censored to keep Japan from knowing some had made it to the US. Although the damage was pretty minor, one very unfortunate mother and five children were killed when they came across an unexploded balloon.
The final interesting bit of WWII history was a copy of the Articles of Surrender. I found it amusing because the Canadian representative had obviously signed on the wrong line, so everyone after ...
... made things a lot easier. From just walking
underneath the airport to the metro I realise that I was in a much
more expensive country though as it cost me almost £10 for my train
to the hostel and the countries I and been in before were much
cheaper than this. It alright though as I already knew that things
would be a lot more expensive in Japan.
I had no trouble with
my two trains as they said the stations in English. The first train
... their early twenties wearing business suites, running to achieve their goal as quickly, efficiently and as politely as possible, are you watching Charlotte!!! The more I saw their system – the more I liked it!!
Lots of bowing, nice uniforms and large polite smiles at the bus terminal and we were finally in our bus to Mount Fuji. It was initially good to leave the skyscrapers behind and get into suburbia, however the further we went the ...