Saturday, October 25, 2008

Pottery and Boutiques

Chris and I went to Tokyo to see Kaolyn's private pottery exhibit today. She has been making pottery for over 5 years.

After spending time at the pottery exhibit, we walked around to explore the area since we had never been to that particular Tokyo area before. --There are 100's of train-stops just within Tokyo--we haven't even scratched the surface of everything there is to see in Tokyo.

one of the many cute cafes

vintage record shop
flower / clothing shop

another cute cafe - local lunch spot

one of the many unique boutique stores

You can find thousands of these types of boutique stores in Japan--no exaggeration--1000s. For those who have money for boutique-priced clothing and love shopping, this must be one form of heaven. It seems you can get off at almost any train-stop within Yokohama or Tokyo and find these boutiques and cute cafes & restaurants. Some are hidden between apartment houses and down narrow alleyways--making looking for them all the more fun.