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Kowloon walled city amusement park, Kawasaki

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Before going any further, I suggest clicking on the links below to read about the Kowloon walled city in Hong Kong. It was an ungoverned city the size of 5 soccer fields with a population of over 33,000 resided in the city. It was an area the British, China, or Hong Kong want to be responsible for so you can imagine all the things that were going on in there. 
Link to all the old pictures of the walled city. REALLY COOL. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2139914/A-rare-insight-Kowloon-Walled-City.html
Kowloon Walled city wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon_Walled_City
There are also a few documentaries on youtube that you could watch about it. I don't have a link. You can look that up yourself.


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Not too long ago when I was googling what to do in Tokyo I found a few blogs other travelers posted about this arcade that is in Kawas…

Hiking, cosplays, giant tuna, and best sushi in the world.

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The title pretty much sums it all up. Some pictures and the story will be complete. WARNING: long post. Scroll at your own risk.

Part 1) Hiking Mt.Mitake-san

ready for a lonnnggggg day hike.
WOW!
Farm
water
pretty.
wow


Wasabi!!!

Part 2) Cosplays Harajuku is the place to be on Sunday afternoon if you want to see some locals or even foreigners dress up in cosplays. It is quite a scene.  
Um I don't know.
so many people.
I don't know.
dude...yes he's a dude but it's cool.
cool gallery


I don't know. This was part of the gallery. a bit scary to me.
lilly, Jessica, V, and I. Lunch.
X-mas is around the corner. 
Part 3) Tokyo fish market Woke up at 6:30am today to head over to the fish market where most of tokyo businesses and supermarkets get their little fishies from. There are a couple of really re