We started out for Tokyo on Saturday night, staying up until 2am, checking out of the hotel, taking a taxi to the Changi Airport, checking into the flight, hanging out at the gate until 6pm, and then flying to Tokyo until 2pm on Sunday.
Our guide met us at the Tokyo airport, and helped us get our luggage and us to our hotel in downtown Tokyo (bus and a taxi). Checking into the hotel, we decided to stay up as late as we could to reset our bionic clocks. At 8pm, we went out and found a small ramen restaurant a few blocks away, had one of the best meals ever (very talented chef), and hit the sack at 10pm.
Zojo-Ji), to the top of the Tokyo Tower, and then by subway to a very expensive shopping district (Ginza - $10,000/square foot). What a contrast! The first helps you rid yourself of want, the second broadens your vision, and the third encourages and fulfills your desires.
Senso-Ji), where we walked the riverbank to see our first closeups of the Cherry Blossom Sakura. Appreciating and celebrating the blossoming of the flowers is a national past-time, and it's been happening here this week.
To see all of the photos taken today, click on: Monday, April 2nd, Tokyo, Japan