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TravelPod Member ReviewsSakura Ryokan Taito
Enjoyed our stay in traditional Japanese accommodation. Near a train station but not in the centre of the city. Family really helpful and friendly, a good first impression of what to expect in Japan.
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... for your personal safety or possessions makes traveling in a foreign land easier than in other locales, including our own cities. Of course Japan has its peculiarities and societal RULES. But as a short term visitor, those things make for a richer experience. Nancy is not blogging for now but I would not be surprised is she collects her thoughts and posts when we are back in Tahoe. Wheels up tonight at ...
... rice, pickles, potatoes, grilled fish and miso soup. Each bit of the meal came in its own separate pot or bowl. It was great. Then I headed into the shrine. There was a big celebration (the centenary of the demise of the empress), so it was really busy. There were lots of people dressed up and lots of men with no trousers on. Not entirely sure why, but all credit to them - it was below freezing out there today! They were taking big ...
... a Ringling circus. The mom was beautiful and graceful and the children's skin was like porcelain.
Along the way we crossed rivers and bridges and came upon the Tokyo Stock Exchange - then we decided it was time for lunch...
Now for the foodie part that we revel in - We were greeted by a friendly man on the street who persuaded us to eat in ...
... have been having trouble because our waitress came over and offered him a fork -- hilars!!
After finding the Animate store to be closed for renovation, we instead went to Tokyu Hands. It's kind of DIY shop. On the top floor, though, we were surprised to find one of those places where you can play with cats. The one at this store was called Nekobukuro (Neko is the Japanese word for cat). It was pretty fun and weird.
... she was really nice and made the evening so cool. I tried rare horse meat... it was interesting :s Everything was highly drunk by then it was funny :p
After the Izakaya we headed off to the nearest Karaoke, sang a few songs then got kicked out after 2 hours ;_; we were sad. It was LOADS of fun i really enjoyed myself!!!!!
Again went back to the guys room, mucked about for abit watching TV and then headed off to sleep.. CONCERT TOMORROW!!!!!