Sunday, May 27, 2007

Shinjuku 新宿

I realized last week that I had never *actually* been in Shinjuku in the 1.5 months here, despite riding through the station daily. So, I took a diversion and took a look around!

Shinjuku is probably the largest train station in all of Tokyo with dozens of platforms-- we joke about playing "Find the Gaijin" because it is just so huge!

LEFT: on the skywalk outside Odakyu shopping mall, right outside Shinjuku Station. Nice weather!!

This is a bit of the "skyscraper district" in Shinjuku. Actually reminds me a bit of Portland, as there are lots of trees/green, and a lot of energy!

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