Day 91 – Tokyo / The Emperor’s Birthday

We got up a little bit later this morning, and had breakfast before heading out to see some of the local shrines. We first made a stop at Meiji Shrine, before moving on to Yasukuni Shrine and then finally on to the Imperial Palace. Today was the Emperor’s birthday, and so we signed our names on the list to send our best wishes to him. There were quite stringent checks to enter the palace gardens today and we had both bag and body checks before we could enter!

It was quite nice weather again today – quite fresh but sunny as well.

After visiting the palace, we headed back to the hotel for a little break and a cup of tea!

In the evening we went out for Yakitori (Japanese style skewered kebabs) but ended up at a karaoke box singing Lily Allen and Sam Sparro, whilst chomping on soya beans and mixed nuts!! All good fun (^^)v Not particularly good for my sore throat and cold that I’ve been suffering from for the past couple of days, but I’ll have plenty of time to recover back in England…

After about an hour and a half of Michael Jackson, Queen and The Script, we headed home and Seio updated his blog, whilst I packed up my suitcase and then crashed out…..


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