Hotel Route Inn Grantia Hakodate Ekimae
Travel Blogs from Hakodate
memory is bad. I have disgraced US
intellect here in Hakodate, Hokkaido.
First I couldn’t open my room door with the electronic key. Why, because I was trying to open the wrong
door. Then I looked and looked for an
outlet to plug my chargers and computer into so I asked when I got back in and
one of …
walk! The damage wasn’t too bad. My feet are a little sore and muscles in
shoulders and legs are sore. I woke up at
6 am but out of consideration for my roommate (room for 4-there were 2 of us),
I was quiet until 7. After she started
telephoning, I got up and wrote up notes for the last 2 days. We had a …
Arrived in Hakodate and found a Rider's house, best one i stayed at and at the same time the least friendly people. Men and women sleep in different rooms and both were packed. I tried carefully not to roll onto my neighbour during the night and crush her.
... it rained all day unfortunately. We wanted to go up the mountain but there was simply no view and so not worth the effort. All our pictures are taken with the go pro so as not to wet our multi million dollar camera ;-)
We started with the fort, which we were taken to by car by Yoshi one of the rider's at the house, who borrowed it from a friend, the garden around ...
We were up early and on the metro to Tokyo main station (Tom was even so eager we got off at the wrong stop and had to board the next one!). Once at the station we completed a very efficient exchange of the voucher for our Japan Rail Passes and reserved our seats on the 8.20am Shinkansen (bullet) train heading north ~700km to Shin Aomori. The train had a massively oversized green nose and was super smooth. At Shin Aomori we swapped onto a limited express train ...