Telegram from Tokyo: The beauty of living in a small poem of a room

Room 619 in Hotel Apa, Tokyo, has everything and is a residence in miniature. ST PHOTO: ROHIT BRIJNATH
All turning must be done carefully else knees hit corners and arms collide with bathroom walls. ST PHOTO: ROHIT BRIJNATH
Room 619 has everything, just that it is neatly packaged. ST PHOTO: ROHIT BRIJNATH
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TOKYO - For over a week in Tokyo I have been channelling my inner Indiana Jones. I am constantly knocking on the walls of room 619 in Hotel Apa. I am not calling for help via morse code, merely looking for secret latches and invisible levers.

You see, there is no cupboard in Room 619. Hidden, perhaps?

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