Team Tokyo: Day 5: Asakusa Again


Wednesday saw the disbanding of Team Tokyo and the end of our 5 day break. It was every man for themselves and Kevin and I took the opportunity to return to Asakusa for another look.


Kevin graciously bit his tongue and let me indulge in some more shopping (fans, omiyage and prayer beads) and sweets (ice cream) before finally getting McDonald’s (don’t judge me in a country of rice) that I had been craving since my sleepless night.

Now satisfied that I had squeezed all I could from this visit to Japan’s capital, Kevin and I briefly took in Phillipe Starck’s Asahi Beer Hall before meeting back with Belinda. All that remained was a 2 hour bus ride back to Hitachiomiya for school the next day…


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