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Sunday, April 4, 2010

I'm Home!!

Sunday, April 4, 2010
Shibuya

The great thing about flying home from Japan is the time difference. Our flight was 9:15 on April 4, and we arrived home at 8:30 April 4th! We were able to play just a little bit more before we came home. We started the day by getting our last dose of sushi for breakfast (gee, what a surprise, eh?) and then we headed off to Shibuya. I wanted to go to my favorite store, The Loft, and also take a picture by the Hachiko statue. If you don't know the story about Hachiko the dog, you can read about it here. Any dog lover will be touched.
This is a very famous dog in Japan, they even named one of the station's exit after him. Here is his mural...
Shibuya is a very busy city, as you can see, a little like NYC with all the neon signs and lots and lots of people!
Hachiko bus...cute, yah?
This is The Loft...I could spend hours and hours in here. It has 6 floors of all kinds of furniture, gadgets, paper goods, kitchen and bath stuff and a whole lot more. I wish they'd open up one in the US!
Well, I'm back home, exhausted, but happy! It was a fun (and fast!) trip but I pretty much got to do everything that I came to do :) I probably won't be eating sushi for awhile, I think I've gotten my cravings out of the way for a loooong time. Maybe a month? haha!

9 comments:

jalna said...

Welcome home!! We missed you.

Les said...

Thanks Jalna! Missed you guys too, not too thrilled about going back to work though! :(

Betty Townsend said...

Glad you're home, Les. Judging from your pictures, you obviously had a grand time!! I would suppose sushi tastes a lot better in Japan than here in the US.

Les said...

Thanks Betty! I had a blast! The sushi doesn't necessarily taste better, the good stuff is just cheaper and there's sooooo much of it! :)

C said...

WWAAAGGHH! Sachiko is such a sad story..~sniff. Welcome Back!

Les said...

I know!! there's a movie out now too...I wanna see it :*(

Erick said...

I just watched haole version last night with Richard Gere. It is a great story, very sad, very moving. There is an Irish or Scottish version too, I think it was a true story also. I love the picture of you and the dog!

Les said...

I wanna see the movie too, but I know I'm gonna be BAWWWWLING!!

Les said...

hey jalna...this blog stuff is weird...I responded to you the other night and now my comment is missing. This morning your comment was on my "need to be moderated" list...hmmmm