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It was time to check out of Shibuya City Hotel. After finishing the formalities, took a cab to the JR SOUTH ENTRANCE Shinjuku since we had to board the Shinjuku-Kawaguchiko direct train on Platform#12. I strongly advise you to avoid taking a subway/local train to Shinjuku and boarding the Shinjuku-Kawaguchiko direct train. Shinjuku station is huge and you will get lost with all the crowd. Not to mention that bags you need to drag along with you. I have ...
... to splash out a bit more on the night's accommodation, purely for the views. Unfortunately, thanks in part to a Super-Typhoon that was heading for Japan, and also to the fact that it's rainy season here, when we arrived the mountains were entirely shrouded in clouds and mist, to the extent that we couldn't even guess which direction Mt. Fuji was in, let alone see it! For those of you who don't know, and haven't inferred from my not-so-subtle references so far - Cormac ...
... openers in your carry-on. The woman tried to explain that we could return to the check-in desk to check it through but Betsy opted to just leave it in the box of other confiscated items at the end of the belt. We'd have to be on the prowl for a new one once we got to Tokyo.
Because we were only flying to Kobe it seemed like once we took off we were already coming down. I thought we'd remain on the plane for the short layover but everyone had to get off. Then we waited at ...
... and had it with duck. A huge cauldron of a thing came out, which I struggled to finish, but every mouthful was a delight. Hokuto is a noodle soup dish with the noodles being more like a thick tagliatelle rather than a traditional noodle. These's noodles are unique to this area of Japan. Thoroughly satisfied after my meal, I headed back to the hostel for some rest, as I would need all the rest I could get before tackling ...
... choice. There were only two seats in the row giving us a fairly comfortable ride with lots of legroom. The only problem was the lack of storage space on the floor. Anticipating that, we had our Kindles, crossword puzzles with pencils, and water bottles ready to put in the magazine holder.
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