Archive for October, 2006

Day 11 – Tokyo 5

Monday, October 9th, 2006

On this last day, Marie’s got an appointment with some guy for her work at 11am downtown, so we decided to go our separate ways. I took this opportunity to lounge around in the hotel room a bit longer than usual. Toward the end of the morning, I wandered outside and decided to walk toward […]

Day 10 – Tokyo 4

Sunday, October 8th, 2006

Nice wheather continues to bless on this sunday, as we make our morning start for the general direction of Shibuya, at the complete opposite of town from out hotel. Rumor has it that every week, a colourful crowd of cosplayers converges from all over japan to this particularly trendy district to put themselves on display. […]

Day 9 – Tokyo 3

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

At last, the sun is back! Judging by the previous day, we half-expected the storm to go on for days… but lo and behold, it just went away during the night. Guess those winds were *really* strong… Since it didn’t work the day before, we decide to go back to central park. It is, indeed, […]

Day 8 – Tokyo 2

Friday, October 6th, 2006

We wake up the next morning… it’s still raining. And even stronger than yesterday, boo! I am also told that I talked in my sleep… something about being lost. It seems that the battle with japanese maps the day before took its toll on my subconscious. :p What’s more… I talked in english too. Now […]

Day 7 – Tokyo 1

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Once in Tokyo station, we still had to get to the hotel somehow, preferably before 11pm. To the non-initiate, Tokyo’s rail transportation system can be quite confusing. Two subway companies and three railways somehow coexist on the same network, and it is very difficult not to use all of them at one point or the […]