Tsuchiura City Hotel
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... everywhere. I had a little flutter and ended up winning $80, which is a lot better than I went in the big casinos. Flew to LA then to Narita, Japan. We had seats right at the front so we could stand up and had heaps of leg room. Too bad it was with American Airlines. They have the worst service and the crappiest entertainment screens. D'Lene and Fletchers screens were stuffed so we had to keep swapping seats. Got to ...
Japanese seem to have an aversion to blowing their nose in public. I've never seen it so consequently don't know if they are aware of the invention of the handkerchief. So what do they prefer to do with a mucus filled nasal cavity, I hear you hoping I wasn't going to ask? Hoiking. ...
For our last day in Japan we decided to do some last minute shopping. We took the subway to Shibuya. We managed by pure chance to leave the subway at the exit where the statue of Hatchiko is. For those who don't know Hatchiko is a dog that used to meet his master at Shibuya station every day. One day the man suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage and died so never returned home. For 10 years Hatchiko returned to the same ...
... very quiet on public transport, doesn't matter if it's a short journey, or even a long 3 hour one, they hardly ever speaking to their travelling companions and NEVER EVER talking on a mobile phone. So cool ?..... Or not cool?...........BTW the vote by the expats was that it was very cool to be quiet. So today there is a random collection of photos - you can vote - cool or ...
... neighbors one could wish for as their sage advice is always candid and dependable. And to Ron, for the ride to the airport and hopefully picking me up when I land so I didn't have to leave my car there (and pay for parking) and drive home in a mind fog. To Andrea for keeping in touch, to Marilyn for offering the welcome home party.....you've all contributed to this magical adventure for me.
Thanks, and cheers,
Other places to stay in Tsuchiura
6-5 Yamatocho, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $58
2-24 Johokumachi, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $84
1-3-17 Minato machi, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $84
1-5-5 Minatomachi, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $65
1-4-26 Minatomachi, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $75
2141-2 Hongo, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $104
2-15 Nakakandatsumachi, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $71
1-11-2 Komatsu, Tsuchiura | Hotelfrom $40