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Letters Home from Japan
A taxi would take
the travelers back to Osaka Station for the next part of the journey; that
being to Nagoya where the international airport is
located. The hardest part was lugging
heavy suitcases up and down several flights of stairs at the stations. We had 8 bags …
... the Americans and Europeans who are not keeping an eye on their kids and need the reminder to not let them play on the walkways!
Another humorous thing that occurred happened during the run through security in Japan. As we started through the typical security check, a Japanese agent asked Pam a question. Unfortunately, because of his accent in speaking English, she was unable to understand the question. You know how, when you don't understand a question, ...
... destroyed in the earthquake and resulting tsunami just over three years ago. We passed in between Nagano (site of the '98 Winter Olympics) and Tokyo, the capital of Japan before touching down in Nagoya in central Japan. It was nearing 6:00 pm and was overcast. But through the clouds we could see the red ball of the sun heading toward the horizon. Upon landing, we were all asked to stay in our seats due to a medical emergency up in first ...
Today we went off to Nagoya Castle. So far it has been my favorite and not just because the SAKURA ARE RUFFIANLY IN FULL BLOOM but it had a awesome layout and design. We also went to the palace but it had been rebuilt and was all new so it wasn't as good. The we went to a shrine that was deep in a park that was more like a forest. There I saw Miko-sans! Later we found another discount figure store where I went a bit nuts =P
Inter net is being a *****, pic will come tomorrow night.
... I rode to the train station, bought my train ticket for the 3:36 PM departure (5,360 yen, about C$55), packed my bike up and joined the queue for the train. As this was the last day of the long weekend, there were lots of people heading back home to Nagoya and I was worried that I wouldn't be able to get on this train. Luckily, I made it and would arrive in Nagoya about 2 1/2 hours later.
I'm here for about 2 days to sit out the typhoon. I'm thinking of then going out to the ...