My 3rd in Tokyo – part 3 ( Sumidagawa Fireworks )

My 3rd in Tokyo – part 3 ( Sumidagawa Fireworks )

As I didn’t felt like walking anymore, I just kept walking up trough the main street ( Edo-dori )  trying to find a good spot with good light to take some pictures and to  watch the fireworks. Unfortunately, it was not easy to find a good one not even one to just sit...
My 3rd Day in Tokyo – part 2 ( Asakusa )

My 3rd Day in Tokyo – part 2 ( Asakusa )

After getting out of Yodobashi Camera, I hurry up to go back to Asakusa for the Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival.. I went back to the hostel to pick an extra battery that I left charging and I took a quick shower, too.  I was sweating a lot; the weather was so hot and...
Mitsuwa

Mitsuwa

I went last weekend to Mitsuwa (Japanese market).  I saw an ad that there was going to be a Bluefin tuna cutting performance a few days later and decided to go and check it out… when I went to Tokyo I wanted to go to the Tsukiji fish market ( the biggest fish...
My 3rd day in Tokyo – part 1

My 3rd day in Tokyo – part 1

I spent some time walking around from the hostel to Asakusa station.  One of the things that I liked about the hostel I stayed is that I was able to see the Senso-ji  shrine and pass trough the Nakamise dori ( a street full of souvenirs shops that goes straight to the...
Starved Rock

Starved Rock

I went last week to Starved Rock in Utica about 2 hrs from Chicago. I wanted to go 2 weeks earlier and try to see a bit more colorful fall but I didn’t wake up early after getting home late in Halloween. Most of the leaves were already in the ground, so it was not...