My second day in Japan was mostly spent either sleeping, or trying not to fall asleep. So, in order to try and wake ourselves up, we decided a drink might be a good idea. After meandering through the streets of Tokyo for a while, we settled on a traditional looking bar and proceeded to wade our way through the confused stares caused by our cumulative 10 words of Japanese. To get in the Japanese spirit I ordered sake, a chilled bottle with cute little cups. Frankly, I don’t like it. I drank it all the same, wincing, and the bottle seemed to be a good a model as any for my second photo.
To top off the night I had my first experience of Japanese toilet slipper etiquette- after removing your shoes on entry, there are a selection of a slippers neatly lined up for you to wear into the toilet so as not to get your socks wet. I try not to think where they have been. It is important to note- do not return from the toilet wearing these slippers, people find it funny.
Rob K September 12, 2011
Pisco sour much?
winegums September 13, 2011
Actually it tastes pretty similar! Though there appear to be lots of different types as I had a pretty good one at a teacher party recently.