Friday, March 23, 2007
JK Day 1
Well JK is here and we are having a fabulous time!
Oh what a day we have had today. But first last night- So when JK arrived (7:30pm) we wandered around Asakusa with his friend and business partner Dimitri. We ended up at a sushi restaurant and ate our fill of fabulous fabulous sushi-tuna, salmon, scallop, halibut, mackerel, cucumber roll, and more tuna! Then to an arcade to play some racing games- JK and Dimitri had a blast.
TODAY: Well this morning I sent JK and Dimitri off to Odibia to the Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Technologies as I went off to work. I joined them there after my class and we had a great time. We saw Asimo. Oh yeah, THE Asimo! He talks, dances, climbs stairs, waves, and of course he has perfected the bow! It was amazing. I bought a little Asimo charm. Really crazy cool. Then we saw something even cooler... a HADRIAN CAR! And it was driving! it was Mazda's duel Hadrian fuel car. It purrs like a kitten. Such a highlight!
Then we headed to Shinjuku to a great Italian restaurant that Ani and I love under the Zara's. We had planned to go to Shinjuku Gardens but it was closed by the time we finished our very late lunch and headed over. I then took the guys to Tokyo Dome City, one of my favorite places in Tokyo. They rode the roller coaster and felt it was both amazing and scary. JK said it was the only roller coaster that had ever made him fill ill -the height and going through buildings thing...rather intense.
We were so exhausted from all the days events that decided to skip the planned trip to Roppongi and head back to my apartment.
I have now taken a bath and feel fabulous. A truly wonderful and eventful day in Tokyo.
Tomorrow-Meji Shrine, Harajuku, Omotosando, the Thai restaurant I love, then to Yokohama for the Peru vs. Japan Soccor game-the Kirin Cup, and then to Shibuya to sample the clubbing would of the young and fabulous Tokyoites. All very exciting. I love having my cousin here.
To my family on the east coast who has once again been hit with illness and hospital visits- I am thinking of you. Uncle Chris, you are in mine and JK's thoughts constantly. Mer, your my girl. All my love.