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September 12, 2012
Here we are in Nippon and our trip is off to a great start. The plane ride was a long one (14 hrs Toronto-Tokyo) and our total travel time, home to hostel in Sapporo, was about 23 hours.
I think most of the passengers on our flight were veterans of this route. Within an hour of take-off at 2pm all the ...
... t really know what else to call him) merchandise. Further down the promenade we found a shrine with a statue of what Bryan called the “Squirrel-Bear-Monk.” We saw some Japanese tourists pour some water on his head (for what we assumed was for good luck) and took some pictures with him, as well.
When we reached the end of the strip, we crossed the street and walked into a public park. It was very well kept (In fact, Bryan said it ...
I safely arrived in Japan and am having a great time so far! Narita airport was not as culturally different as I thought it would be, and neither was Chitose airport in Sapporo. We spent barely any time in Narita, but we'll be back in Tokyo soon enough. One thing I thought was funny was at Chitose, as we were pulling in, the ground crew was all lined up along the side of the plane and as soon as we ...
Check in at Peach Aviation was quick and fuss free and then you drop your luggage at this room that looks like a storage room. Unlike Air asia, there have shuttle bus to take you to plane. Just after take off we saw a lady take her food out. Hmm, you wouldnt get that to do that on air asia. Peach took off on time and landed on time . Nice and smooth flight. I would take it again.
The train to sapporo took about 45 min and the weather ...
... in mind.
After an hour, we traced our way back to the Sapporo JR station. We bought some food from Daimaru food hall - 5 different types of Japanese rice, chicken karage and hand made fish cakes, bottled green tea.
Following brunch, we took a long walk along the Sapporo Ekimae-dori (underground passageway) towards the clock tower and took some photo shoots.
The next stop was the Sapporo ...