Shinjuku Bar Flies


During my usual stupidity of getting lost and this time on the streets of Shinjuku, I somehow ended up in a maze of dingy desolated looking alleyways with graffiti and shutters closed for business.
After a few minutes of walking around, I coincidentally realized that this was a place famous for its character especially in the evening, according to several travel books and youtube. It was a place that people visited to forget about their daily responsibilities and now I saw it before me in broad daylight.
As I left these streets, I promised myself to return here back in the evening.
Later that day after taking a much needed nap and shower, I took a walk to this place I hardly know. Before going anywhere on my own in the evening, I usually become nervous.  (Maybe because I’m a woman? Going out alone at night?) For all I knew…

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