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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and their train life, but is still strange to witness it yourself. As soon as the train sets itself in motion, the people change from quiet and non-expressive to shouting and laughing. Bento-boxes (lunch packages) are opened and snacks are shared between strangers. It's some sort of a "we're all in it together"-like atmosphere. I had a talk with an elder person sitting next to me, who turned out to be a keen hiker as well. Odd how ...
After leaving Tokyo to visit Yokohama, we returned to visit some more of the capital`s central sites. This time we headed right for the middle, arriving at Tokyo station. This year is the red-brick station`s hundred-year birthday, and it stands out as slightly older in a plaza surrounded by enormous skyscrapers. We picked our way along streets of Maranouchi between the enormous buildings towards the park at the city centre, where the Imperial palace lies. Unfortunately access into ...
... back here again. On the other side we didn't go up the cable car because I'm not great on heights so after a picnic sitting at the other end of the lake we got the boat back again. However I was really pleased with our decision that we'd seen enough of Tokyo in a single day and we should come out and try and see Mount Fuji. We'd been on a Shinkansen, a local bus for an hour past picturesque scenery and had a boat cruise on a lake and seen Mt Fuji apparently floating above ...
... floor and made it to the room...and I know the pictures do not do it justice here because the room was a little slice of history all on its own. Tatami mats covered the floor and the wooden doors that slid open to reveal our private balcony were classic. I could almost imagine myself in ancient Japan! Putting our bags down in an available corner was about all we could manage before being tempted out onto the balcony to admire the view. ...
Since i had absolutely no plans today to do anything but maybe stroll around town a bit, i got out of bed at half past ten in the morning and just soaked a bit in the private onsen in the hostel. Evelyn gave me a good tip on a nice supermarket just a short walk and along the waterfront. It took me less than 10 minutes to get to the shop and it was a very luxurious one. They had apples packed in plastic and in styrofoam to prevent them ...