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Tokyo Stay – December 31, 2011, the Second Day

We had buffet for breakfast on the 26th floor. Then we came back up to our room on the 29th taking an elevator.  The lounge is in the middle of the 26th floor. From Shinagawa station, we took trains to Shimbashi, then to Odaiba. Odaiba is an artificial island created in Tokyo Bay. The Statue of Liberty in Odaiba was originally situated between April 29, 1998  and May 9, 1999 for the promotion of French culture in Japan. The French government later approved to make a replica, which was fabricated in France and installed at the same location in Odaiba in 2000. Good views are obtained from the shore.    … Continue reading

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Tokyo Stay – December 30, 2011, the First Day

After a walk with Maya-san and breakfast with Katya, I was printing out new year’s cards till 1:30 PM at the office. Then we drove to my parents’ to leave Maya-san there; we are spending our holidays in Tokyo. We took trains from Shimosuwa to Shinagawa, Tokyo. We are staying at “Strings Tokyo“.    The hotel exists between 26th and 32th floors in a building. We stayed on the 29th. The room was not very large, but was neat inside.    The best part was the bath room, from which the night view of Shinagawa was seen. We went out to have dinner at “Mangia Mangia” in Atre  Shinagawa.    The … Continue reading

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