Travel Blogs from Shinagawa
Today we went back to one of the local cafes for breakfast before saying goodbye to our little Geisha house and Kyoto. We went to the station and got on a Shinkansen to Tokyo. We arrived at our hotel just after 4 o'clock and met our cousins there because they stayed at Nakayama while we went to Kyoto. Unfortunately the wifi broke at the hotel and …
... a little more spending money.
- buy 1-day subway pass ¥1000,
- get actual subway map so you can see every station and iPhone App
- be prepared to walk. Even with great subway system the underground transfers are far
- subway is closed midnight - 5 am
- cheap food eat at 7-11/FamilyMart/Lawson's. Not like US 7-11. They have fresh sandwiches, sushi and other ok food
- Money: for ease come with USD or Euros. Other currencies have high ...
Ho hum, we finish crossing the lake then jump on a ferry bus to take us to the only open Ropeway terminal which was even higher in the mountains. By now i'd given up every getting a good shot but wheb we finally reached the top, there it was, Mount Fuji in all it's glory. A little cloud at the top obscured the snow cap but still, it's a damn fine mountain and tbh arguably the most easily recognised in the world. Pretty damn awesome truth be told.
... about 20 meters below me with branches covering the path to access the spot. I settle down and just stay there for while, gathering my thoughts and making mental notes. After a while I just stop all my thoughts, try and blank my mind and try to experience the tranquility of the place by just being there. And not thinking. I find it a bit hard to do this.
It's about 7pm now and I have promised Yu that I will be cooking something and that we will be going out for drinks. ...
Come on a driving trip with Rika and Bruce & Lynn and explore her neighborhood, Ogikubo and then come share in the family fun at the Kakehi's house for dinner and contests!
ANSWER TO LAST BLOGS QUESTION:
What film was made in the Harajuku district of japan?
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