Top two pictures are Mt. Fuji and ‘the Sky Tree’. Mt. Fuji is 3776m and the tower is 634m. There are many parks and gardens in Tokyo. Imperial Palace East Garden is open to the public. ‘Meiji Jingu Shrine’ has a large garden with woods. We feel as if we are in the deep forest but it locates very center part of the city.

The population of the city is over 13.5 million. It’s quite busy in commuting hours in the morning and the evening.

My apartment is located 20 min. walk to the east from ‘Ginza’, which is one of the most fashionable shopping street. You may see many different high end expensive brand shops on the street. Now rich Chinese people shop a large amounts of goods for souvenirs on the streets. Of course there are many people from many other countries.

Transportation system in Tokyo is perfect. Especially the subway system is great and convenient. Every railways including subway cars are operated promptly.

I am living at such a neighborhood. This city seems a friendly place to senior people. I am getting older, so my retired life here won’t be bad. I will enjoy the life freely and happily like a bird in the sky.