Heading round the park the larger body of water was home to a floating armada of pink swans (and blue, yellow, green etc), how could we resist!
Regular readers will have followed the progress of our Koi Bond build, heres the finished result
Whilst in Singapore we visited the botanic gardens, a fantastic explosion of tropical and exotic plants.
|Mount Fuji from our hotel|
|Stores in Ginza|
|Our Hotel at night - Mitsui Garden Hotel|
|Tokyo Tower - taken from the hotel lobby|
|View from our room|
The reputation we had heard before was that Tokyo was a difficult city to visit for a western tourist but nothing could be further from the truth. All transport we used was signed in both Japanese and English, train announcements were in duel languages. Hotel staff all spoke perfect English as did most people in restaurants - or certainly enough to help us get by one. Restaurants proudly boasted menus in English - although many had pictures even if you were ordering from a local menu.
|The completed railings (taken back in March)|