A Japan Journey 2007
We began our day today at the Tsukiji Fish Market that was packed with so many vendors I wouldn’t know where to start. Besides the fish I could identify, they
had a large selection of things unidentifiable to me and even some seafood that didn’t look so edible. It was very busy with delivery trucks zooming everywhere. I was surprised by the amount of people smoking in the fish market right next to raw fish. This didn’t seem very sanitary to me. By this time, I could feel people taking an
extra look at our group as we walked down the packed walkways since we did have a fairly large group of people.
We proceeded to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Tower in Shinjuku where the view of the city made me appreciate my country lifestyle being that the buildings were so packed together. Even though Tokyo is quite large and seemingly full of people the streets were kept quite clean which was odd because you didn’t see many garbage cans. You also do not see as many street people as you might in a big city in the United States, aiding in my feelings of safety.