On Friday I met mama at Narita airport, and we went together to a hotel in Shinagawa. We spent five days in the Tokyo area, and got a lot of pictures which I'll divide into a few posts for easier viewing.
The hotel was nice, though we were quite disappointed that despite two swimming pools there was never an open one, and by a shuttle from the station that sometimes didn't come. The best part, though, was the garden which had lots of bendy trees and a pond with beautiful koi:
They were somehow trained to all swim in a perfect line:
We also saw the most incredible little creature, apparently a blue-tailed skink:
Not to mention the dragons: