Just a few pics I took wandering up the Sumidagawa Monday evening:
Well, I was here in Tokyo for fireworks on my birthday, but Nature conspired to send a typhoon my way, which forced Tokyo to delay the fireworks. It wasn’t a total washout, I did manage to celebrate by going to Akihabara, which turned out to be much closer to my … Continue reading
And I don’t mean the song by Buster Poindexter from years ago, I mean the thermal climate has been ridiculously, dangerously, even deadly hot here in Japan. The day after I got here, Monday, I had to go in from Narita down to Shinjuku, Tokyo, to pick up the key … Continue reading
After a mostly uneventful trip with only a couple of travel glitches, I finally arrived in Japan! My plan as always was to stay in a hotel close to Narita Airport on landing day, and use the evening to wander the town and try to sync up my sleep schedule. … Continue reading
Sitting at Reagan National, waiting for the first leg of the trip to begin. Got some good sleep last night, given how much adrenalin I’ve been cranking out the past few days, got my breakfast bagel and nearly got splashed by a poor guy whose coffee cup broke on him … Continue reading
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After walking around a whole lot Wednesday (about 7 miles total), Thursday was not a “wake up at 5 AM” day. I barely woke up when the alarm went off at 7:30, after having fallen asleep Wednesday night about 9:30, so I decided to put the “Do not disturb” sign … Continue reading
So, today opened bright and early for me (well, early anyway) as I woke up at about 5 AM again, so after fitfully trying to get back to sleep I gave up and got up. I hadn’t planned anything specific, but as I was checking web cams around the area … Continue reading
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Okay, this is going to be a short one, although today was eventful and productive, I’m about out of energy for the day, and the bed in my new hotel room in Tsukiji is inviting. I checked out of the hotel in Narita early this morning, and after a very … Continue reading