Tokyo Damage Report

Archive for October, 2005

getting deported

THURS 27 — Flight back from America to Japan was amazing. I got stopped by no less than four flight attendants for not wearing shoes. I was told “That is so unsafe ? there is sharp objects on the floor that have not been cleaned up. Broken glass and everything”! Which I think would be […]

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Japan trip 8: Kinkasan

MON 19 — KINKASAN Last night I showed the hotel lady my credit card and she said ok, but today she says, no, it won’t do. Plus, Plus, the banks are closed because it is a holiday. With the small amount of cash I have left, I can pay the lady, but then I will […]

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Japan trip 7a: miyako!

SATURDAY 17 — MIYAKO Shit was crazyeeee boyee. Got up early, did one bike-lap around the lake, . then train to um morioka. When I transfer I totally left my phone on the train. Luckily I realize it and run back onto the train and find it at the last possible second –totally wedged between […]

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Japan trip 10: Hokkaido Engrish

HOKKAIDO ENGRISH!! because WHO DOESN’T WANT TO SMELL LIKE OWL?? and lastly, something to get your friends who are gettting married — Spread the venom Hide Sites

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Japan trip 6: that sounds good!

TUESDAY 13 — BIEI AGAIN Up early at the pension, then take a bus to asahigawa , the bus arrives just in time to miss the train. Assholes!!! Anyway I am in biei and by noon I have a bike again ! ride around eating pizza and drinking vast amounts. After that, the “all-night” train […]

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Japan trip 5: asahidake

FRIDAY 9 — ASAHIDAKE ONSEN Take the bus to the new joint, asahidake onsen, and go to the youth hostel. During dinner, the TV news shows a big report on Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans floods, and then cuts to a segment on gondola racing in Venice! I have no idea if that was intentionally […]

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Japan trip 4: biei

THURS 8– BIEI Go to Biei. Rent a bike and just burn ass all over the place. Damned if it did not look exactly like northern california’s rolling hills and little farms. Also the weather was just crazy. The much-talked-about taiphoon never made it this far north. . . but instead we get fast-alternating huge […]

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Tokyo garbage report 7: update

tokyo GARBAGE report #7 special update and stuff above, yoyogi park garbage dump. above, cemetary garbage. dead flowers for dead people! extension, shinjuku, 9/29 smooshy smooshy truck, shinjuku station, midnight. your blog (my foot shown for size comparison)   yamanote line, 12:30 AM. the rest of the train was packed like a moshpit, except this […]

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