Sunday, November 25, 2007

Made it Through Tokyo

Well I have made it through Tokyo in one piece and now getting ready for Bangkok.

I feel that in a short time I saw all the major sites, Tsjuki, Shibuya, Meiji Shrine, etc... my legs are telling me that I saw quite a lot!

Overall, I really enjoyed my time here. By far Tokyo is the closest to western city that is in Asia as I have ever seen (Bangkok being my limited perspective). Another thing that was surprising to me was it being relatively cold (around low to mid 50s Fahrenheit).

Tokyo was easy to get around and all the people were very helpful with whatever questions I had, though it was not always simple to communicate due to the language barrier. However, I would recommend Tokyo as a city everyone should absolutely visit if they have the opportunity.

Hope to get some pictures up soon!

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4 Comments:

Blogger Robert said...

Hi Charlton,

Back at work - Monday morning. Already thinking about lunch. Joe stopped by and updated me on his Ohio trip. He went spelunking, which sounds like something he might do. Graham's turkey turned out OK after all the worries.

November 26, 2007 at 9:07 AM  
Blogger Kristen said...

I knew you should have been training! You are going to kill your poor legs on one of our whirlwind trips.

Wonder if Bob and the guys went out for Thai food to celebrate your arrival in Bangkok?!

November 26, 2007 at 12:38 PM  
Blogger Frederick said...

Hey Charlton,
So Tokyo was cold.....HummmmIt's kinda of up north of Thailand. They even ski up thar in that hood.
Saturday I went ta a flea nkt, and bought a 1909 Ty cobb baseball card for 3 bucks, in uncirculated condition. I looked it up on the http://www.t206museum.com/page/index.html It's a Ty Cobb (bat off the shoulder, has a yellowish back ground, and sharp corners.

November 26, 2007 at 3:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Charlton,

We're watching. Yup, it's cold all over the northern hemisphere if yer not near the equator ! It's freezing here in Berlin - hi from Carolyn and Panos

November 27, 2007 at 3:11 AM  

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