Travel Blogs from Gero
So we left. We are now in Takayama, a small mini Kyoto in the Japanese Alps. Tokyo is an amazing place. For example I discovered today that the Yamanote line, the train line we were taking everyday, is the busiest train line in the world. Every day it transport about 4(!) million people in 29 stations only. There are a lot of things we ...
... two people and precede in front of so,e of the floats. As part of your ticket to the Float Exhibition Hall, you also got access to Sakurayama Nikko Kan. This is a display that is a one-tenth scale replica of Nikko, the city we had visited a few days ago. The shrine looked exactly the same. It took fifteen years to make the replica with thirty-three carpenters involved. Next I went to this place to make rice crackers. Although I personally don't like ...
... to the train station we had the opportunity to watch some of the bullet trains whip through the station. They travel at a speed of 270 kilometres per hour. We have taken a few of these trains and you don't realize how fast you are going when you are on it. Nevertheless, watching it travel through the station you get an appreciation of the speed. They are also so quiet compared to the regular trains. Today we only got to take one bullet train from Odawara to Nagoya for an ...
... for me at least totally enjoyable and a learning experience to boot. There are a ton of pictures to go with as well as a few of Nanako's beautiful flower garden and idyllic potting shed. The garden itself is situated along a busy roadway and open for anyone to stop and smell the roses, literally. Feel free to comment on this post and I'll answer any questions I can for those who want to know more about the building! ...
... appetite so we went into a cafe on the street. Andy had a local beef stew omelette which was very nice and Kayley had a tuna sandwich which was so nice (and small) that she ordered a second. We spent the next couple of hours eating, having waffles, talking, playing games and relaxing which is something we haven't done since the jungle. It was a great way to spend some time. After figuring out what we wanted to buy in the old town we headed back along picking up a ...
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