I finally made it to Tokyo! No delays, no big issues. I guess my only issue was the newly retired old man that talked to me the whole plane ride! I guess since he told me his WHOLE story, I'll tell you too. He went on a 11 day cruise it was a tour with 15 people and a guide. They flew into New York and then headed town to Miami then Jamaica then Mexico and I think he said somewhere else. He showed me all his photos but doesn't remember any of the spots he took the photos at. Wtf?! I guess when he was in Jamaica he saw some 'hip hop' dancing and he said he was really down with it and now he wants to be a Jamaican hip hop dancer.... Then he told me about what he did for work and then how his parents died... This flight was torture! I ran off the plane
Well I made it to my Tokyo airbnb in koenji. I read online that this neighborhood has a great live music scene, but I won't be here long enough to check it out. The room I got is super small and I think it might be a closet...
Worlds smallest room
Shibuya was too crazy for us so we ended up going to the japanese folk art museum (mingeikan) it was a good choice! Lots of edo period ceramics and a big lot of pieces from Kyushu and Asia. So we weren't really allowed to take photos, but I found this amazing urushi box and I went snap happy.
I hope whoever draws my portrait will give me crazy eyes like this lady. Isn't she pretty!
I was so happy! I found out this artist lives in Kumamoto, and I'm going there in a few days, I am on stalker mission mode!
Ok I have to go meet Taka and Hiro for some more eating now. So sleepy, but need food!