(Continued from Chigasaki.)
After arriving in Roppongi, I checked into the Arca Torre Hotel. The hotel room was small and reminded me of a cruise ship cabin:
Saw several of these doggie strollers in Tokyo:
All ready for Christmas!
The Tokyo Tower at night:
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Kent had work all day today in Tokyo. It was cold and rainy.
Tamiko rode the Metro and came up in the Ginza district:
The Ginza is known for upscale shopping and restaurants.
The Wako Department store in one of the original buildings:
Cousin Kimie met us in the hotel lobby and took us by a couple Metro trains to the Itabashi area and Aunt Kyoko's house. Together with Aunt Kyoko, we went to vist Grandmother Tamiko. This involved the Metro, a tram, and a bus!
Aunt Michiko was already there with Grandmother at the nursing facility:
Grandmother with Aunt Michiko, Kent, Tamiko, and Aunt Kyoko:
That evening we had dinner at a Korean restaurant with many more family members.
In a Korean restaurant, you have to cook your own food!
The son of Cousin Kaori, Hayato, enjoyed his meal:
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Kimie's brother, Cousin Ryushi and his wife, Akemi, came to visit before going to a funeral.
The Kitta family - Akemi, Aunt Kyoko, Ryushi, Kimie, and Rato:
But first, a poster for a restaurant:
Emperor and Empress dolls:
Here is a much bigger "number one" display:
And here is the complete 7-level set:
Kimie brought a friend to accompany us, and they were a big help in this almost all-day shopping excursion. Thank you, Kimie and Ikuko!