Hotel Hitachi Plaza
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... earlier than what Google Maps said. This was most likely my downfall. Between backtracking, waiting, and because I missed a crucial train, the set back was almost two hours. I thought to myself, "Holy **** I wish I had my car right now." During my wait for the train I grabbed some snacks. I got there at 11:50 am via 3250 yen taxi ride. I planned on getting there at 10:15 am. They had lots of stuff that I liked. I wish I had more time there. I forgot to grab one of the ...
... two. The new line to the north of Omiya Station would be a light line and the heavy rail line would run to the south of the station.
The Museum has been rated as one of the best railway museums in the world. One of Owen's friends had helped set it up. The floor space given to this place is enormous. The exhibits date back to over a hundred and fifty years with the history of trains itself running back to 1860. There were ...
... upstairs had not been touched since the earthquake (almost a year ago), so we would stay at their house for the night and clean up the next day.
We did experience our first earthquakes in Japan. During the three weeks we were at the farm we experienced a dozen small earthquakes and tremors. Many of them were small, but a couple woke us up to the house shaking violently. We were able to capture the end of a small one on video which you can ...
... have now discovered exactly what I paid for that call and let me say you should never ever under any circumstances call anyone from the airport... I won't admit exactly what it cost because I still can't believe it myself.
The meeting spot in the airport was luckily right next to the internet cafe so I amused myself on there while waiting for my fellow trainees to arrive. I met Emma first from NZ - who became my awesome roommate. She loves the same British comedy ...
... which was cool. Not quite Chiaki, but one of the conductors was 17 which is still amazing. Did I mention that there was a kotatsu at my host mothers sisters house ;D. (Jelly?)
The town that this was in was only about 60km away or something but its all through populated areas so it took aaages. The road there had one touge like section but there was traffic...
Dinner was soba and then ...
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