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Well today we started off early no breakfast met our tour guide just to get to the station by taxi. Caught the Shinkansen (bullet train) to Nagoya 350klms per hr took about 2 hrs fantastic had breakfast on the train which we bought before we got on. Met new guide Akiko who will be with us for 3 days. Next rapid express (120ksph) to Takayama about 2 hrs. We arrived in Takayama & went straight to our ...
... with the rain we missed seeing it, so kept walking on by. Eventually we ran into the museum (me surprised since I expected to see the park first), but that worked out fine because we were soaked through and ready to be inside at this point (despite the jacket I had, jacket Fred had, and Tyler's umbrella).
The Toyota Museum was absolutely amazing! It walked you through the start of the company when it originally made looms. The first product for the Toyoda family was a ...
... where we got the Shinkansen back to Kyoto. We jumped on the first train which turned out to be a super high speed service that our rail pass did not cover - however the ticket inspector let us off - this once. We explored more of the shops at the centre at Kyoto station and had a Korean dinner there. It was still pouring so we did not fancy venturing out in the torrential rain. An interesting day but not really worth over 6 hours of ...
... its stealing, but the one it took was left as it was partly broken, but it keeps me dry.
The rest of the day is spent wandering the underground malls and shops before heading back to get my luggage.
I take the subway out to Issha, where my apartment for the next 3 nights is located. Its a 20 minute ride, and yes its still raining. I meet my host and he takes me to the apartment, which is ok. Will be a little bit on the noisy side as its close to a main road.
Aichi prefecture - Nagoya Castle, Nagoya known for its flat noodles,
Toyohashi (packpack & fun stuff, street lights in round bird cages,
alleys w/ bars); train, taxi, car
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