Wednesday, June 22, 2011

First 9-mile walk this year! (Koenji -> Waseda -> Koenji)

Tozai line (Koenji > Nakano > Ochiai > Takadonababa > Waseda and back)

 Lucky Cat - Maneki Neko
 Takadonababa - Yamanote line train
 Astro Boy

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

First 8-mile walk this year! (Asagaya -> Hanzomon)

Koenji > Asagaya > Koenji > Shinjuku > Yotsuya > Hanzomon

 gas pumps from above
 still cigarette vending machines ;-(

 convenient life - convenience store under an apartment complex

 Harvard of Japan

 Parents dressed up every day as if it was graduation day...

Sophia University - where I was an exchange student

Monday, June 6, 2011

First 6-mile walk this year! (Koenji <-> Toshimaen)

Koenji > Nogata > Nerima > Toshimaen > Koenji


Three-level parking lot for Apartment complex

bicycles all nicely arranged.

 Billboard of Ichiro for a Japanese beer

Nerima mascot
 Waiting for the day there are no marketing signs of "tobacco" - the white and red
sign says tobacco is available at this convenient store.

Hormones to eat ;)

 More cute posters