Posts Tagged ‘Hello Kitty’

Our adventure continues in Tokyo and with each passing day I realize what I think I have known all along…
Its going to be so difficult for me to leave the Land of the Rising Sun!
On this day our journey began on a visit to the Meiji Shrine and Harajuku where I lost myself to the splendors of what I believe most travelers love about Tokyo, the inspiring class of new and old melding seamlessly together. So let me take you with me on a journey of my favorites moments of the day…

Harajuku Station

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Entrance to Meiji Jingu (this was quite emotional for me to be standing underneath)

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Worshipping Ladies beautifully dressed

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Sake Barrels wrapped in straw

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Inner Entrance

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Ritual Cleansing (I cant begin to explain how crisp the water felt, truly leaving you feeling cleansed)

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Inner Sanctum

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Pathway just outside of shrine (for the briefest of moments, I felt I had been transported back in time)

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Takeshita Dori

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My favorite 100 yen Shop!

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Unexpected Surprise… Evangelion Store!

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Protest March outside of Harajuku Station

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Area Surrounding Harajuku Station

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So fun!!!

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Kiddyland (surprisingly I bought nothing, kinda regret that now)

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This was a very exhausting day for me, I still cant believe that I was there, and I feel like there was so much on my list that I missed. We even went back to Harajuku again before we left and its still on my list to go again when we return in 2015!

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When are you too old?

Posted: February 15, 2013 in Musings
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When are you to old to like something?

I am an adult female and I love Hello Kitty, anime, and video games. To me none of this is strange, I have a huge amount of diverse things I like. But I have noticed to the majority of others this can be viewed as a little odd and dare I say childlike. Why, who decided that once you reach a certain age you have to give up things you like? Are not your likes and dislikes part of the spice that makes you an individual?
So here are the facts…
I am successful female leader of a multi person team who has numerous passions and just a few of them happen to be Hello Kitty, Anime, and video games!