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Day 4+5 in Tokyo – ninja training + a surprising offer

It’s some intense days and day 4 in Tokyo I’d to take it easy because I was exhausted and had been invited to a Ninja Restaurant by Hiro a friend from Tokyo.

Since I’d to be out of the hotel each day between 10 and 17 I chose to go and sit in Starbucks by the famous crossing in Shibuya. It turned out to be a really good choice since it was heavy rain (typhoon). When I arrived to Shibuya station several staff members was shouting a lot in japanese and a lot of staff members was trying to keep the water away from the platform so nobody slipped. Down under by a few doors they used sandbags to keep the water out of an office. People was wet and there were a lot of umbrellas around in the few bins there were.

After starbucks I went to one of the biggest shopping centers a few stations away and bought a rain poncho because the umbrella wasn’t much help any way. On the way back to Nihombashi where I stayed the train was stopped because of the typhoon. Fortunately most of the way from Tokyo station to the hotel is under ground and there were nobody in the streets but under ground it was so crowded.

Still the typhoon wasn’t worse than a nice little storm in Denmark – Nothing we would be alarmed about.

Back at the hotel at 17 I got in at last and hurried with a bath and nice clothes and then I met Hiro in the lobby. So wonderful to meet an old friend again. He took me to a Ninja restaurant where we was put into ninja practice with passwords, signs, magic, amazing food and staff. It’s a long time ago I had such an amazing evening where I could talk about everything.

The next day – my last day in Tokyo I wanted to take a boat to Asakusa but the typhoon was still on so no boats. Therefore I chose to go to Ueno Park and had a wonderful afternoon until my sandals gave in but it was a good place because there was a market just by the station and I found some light shoes instead.

On the way back to the train station a very well dressed man stopped me and gave me a magazine. It looked very innocent outside with some Japanese text on and a pack of cleenex. Back at the hotel I used google translate to read the text and there I got a surprise because it was advertisement on sexual massages for women. I must admit that is the first time I got that kind of offers and since I was staying at a capsule hotel I’d no private life so late in the evening I sneaked out to the bin and trashed it packed into another magazine 😀

 

Change of plans – yepiii

People say holidays are relaxing!!! – 😀 Nooootttt – but fun YES.

I’ve several blog texts lying waiting for release but I’ve had some technical challenges to work out and time issues, but I’ll come 🙂

I was heading for New Zealand after my trip to Cairns but that is all changed now. I’ve to take a PTE and a senior first aid test before leaving, so I’ll return to Sydney after the Cains trip and stay an extra month and I’m ready to leave the 27th of April. Since it’ll be winter in New Zealand I’ll head for USA instead.

Therefore I checked it out and I got a good offer where I get the chance to visit my stepfather in Copenhagen, DK first and then in May I leave for New York where I’ll travel across to San Fransisco.

Then I’ll fly to Hawaii and have a good time there 🙂 then I’ll hopefully know if I need to take 3-6 months of intensive English in Sydney to improve and have a change to get a sponsorship.

Got to love having the freedom to change the plans like I have now 🙂

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