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Nice place. Very welcoming owners. Good location. Cheap laundry. Would stay again.
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... higher-ranked athletes, and this order of precedence occurs during meals and bathing.
Wrestlers are not normally allowed to eat breakfast. They train in the morning and then eat a large lunch, which may consist of a simmering stew of various fish, meat, and vegetables, served with rice and washed down with beer. A nap follows. This regimen is intended to help wrestlers put on weight so as to compete more effectively.
... the vast city from Tokyo sky tree. It was a great end to the trip because what adventure isn’t better with attractive Australian guys who have accents so strong you can barely understand them? Our last sightseeing was at the Buddhist shrine and temples located in the Asakasa area. I bought my souvenirs which I discovered will never do justice to the experience I'm truly having, and we said our goodbyes.
The trip to Tokyo went by too fast and was too short to ...
... synched with the climbing season, I though in a straightforward fashion "why not". So I took the evening bus from Shinjuku station at 6pm so I woud arrive to the starting point later in the evening. This would allow me to tackle the mountain so that I could reach the summit by sunrise. The average ascent time to the summit ranges from five to seven hours, but you don't want to be up there too early for the typhoon winds at zero degrees. So there I was at the base 9pm and ...
... Not delicious, but not offensive -and better when washed down with a cup of warm, sweet sake! We also tried something a proprietor had attempted to provide an english translation for -would you like a "wet salty type"? Um well sure why not? Turns out I think it was some kind of rice cake, soaked in likely soy sauce and who knows what else. I opted to have them add a wasabi & seaweed wrap around my "wet salty". ...
We met one of our friends for lunch at Iidabashi station for what turned out to be the best tsukemen - ever.
Tsukemen is a type of ramen where the noodles come in a seperate bowl to the soup and you dip the noodles in the soup with your chopsticks just before you eat it. I've never appreciated it before in Australia.