It was great that it was NORMAL for people to walk, ride a bicycle, public bus/tram—healthy activity as a common part of normal life. Very much like cities in Japan, at least the walking and public bus/train portion.
Foolish_Chip's Life List
1. Let go of the past
2. climb mt. fuji
3. Stand Under the Eiffel Tower
4. sail the world
5. BASE jump
6. Learn to fly
7. Go to a World Cup game
8. Visit the Greek islands -especially the Cyclades
9. go to sleep exhausted, happy, content, and touching someone I love
10. get a tatoo
11. Travel on the Orient Express
13. Lose weight and get in shape.
14. go diving in Fiji
Completed Masters in 2005
Completed Masters in 2006, 11 minutes faster
Might be ready for Gatorman in 2007
Went swimming as the sunset over mount Fuji.
The water was a bit cold, but the strange looks I got made up for it :)