-There is nowhere to sit, people are too busy and fast moving to sit.
-Tons of people wear masks to keep out germs but there is no soap in bathrooms and they drink from community cups.
|See girl in mask at left?|
|See Steve drinking out of a community cup?|
-People are very polite, except on the subway and trains where they push and walk into you.
|This picture does not do justice to the crowded business of the subway stations.|
-All the ladies wear high heels and walk all over town in them.
-The city is very clean but there are no garbage cans anywhere.
-Restaurants don’t have napkins; sometimes they have a tissue instead.
-Some toilets make babbling brook sounds while you are going.
|See the boxes of tissues behind my head?|
-It’s not polite to eat or drink while on the go, no one walks around with soda or drinks.
-Most everyone is skinny. Not many overweight people. I think I saw 3 chubby people.
-Some Japanese girl told us to make sure and use our umbrella because the rain is radioactive. I don’t think an umbrella is really going to help all that much if that is true.
-Sometimes the subway trains are so crowded you just have to push your way in and hope the doors don’t pinch your butt when they close.
|I've seen worse.|
|So has Zack. |
(He and Steve went on an early morning trip to see the fish market and they hit rush hour.)
|Mom snagged a seat.|
-They have the best pastry shops I’ve ever eaten at (besides France).
|Having a hard time choosing...|