Urban Water Hiking in Japan

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Urban Water Hiking in Japan

Postby DaddyMnM » Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:00 am

I was surfing YouTube and stumbled across an awesome 3 year old adventurer climbing a rope ladder down to the water. I took my boys kayaking at three but I would never have had the nerve to let them try it this way. I probably still wouldn't let any three year old do that; But I am sure this little guy is going to grow up pretty confident and capable.

Thought you all might enjoy watching.



I guess he made it OK. Looks like they had fun.



Ran the second website through google translate and found the location to be Tokyo Skytree. Pretty cool structure:

http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/english/

Zoom in this Google Map view to see the tower from above. (Was still under construction as of today's photo):

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=narihira+station+tokyo&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&sa=N&tab=wl

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Re: Urban Water Hiking in Japan

Postby zelph » Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:35 pm

I'm sure that little tyke had some choice words for his sister once he got his feet planted on solid canoe. :lol: I can just hear him saying: Dad told you to hold tight on the rope ladder so it wouldn't wobble all over the place, duh!!!!!! And good ole dad, he's over there doing the video instead of helpin son No.1 :roll: .............I had to hold my breath there for a few seconds thinking the little guy was going to crash any second. :D

That tower is quite the piece of art. It will finish on time due to it's intended purpose.........TV and Cell Phones and also Sunami Warnings no Doubt. Anything other than that would probably be put on hold. Of course there are always restaurants that get completed. Always a good investment there :lol:

I didn't see any hard hats on that tower, must not be union workers :mrgreen:

Nice google earth, amazing what we can see because of it. It has helped me view terrain in areas that I had planned to bushwack.

Thanks for the great visit with folks in the far corners of the earth. :D
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Re: Urban Water Hiking in Japan

Postby DaddyMnM » Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:49 pm

I had to hold my breath there for a few seconds


Yeah, me too. Didn't want to be too critical though because he stayed amazingly calm and got through it. Notice the older sibling has a helmet on, but the little guy is only sporting a sun hat and he has farther to fall :?

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Re: Urban Water Hiking in Japan

Postby zelph » Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:04 pm

during their journey down the shipping canal he got even with his sister by throwing her dog into the canal :lol: They show the dog getting lifted into the canoe soaked. The throwing in part was wisely edited out by dad. ;)
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