Yokohama Kokusai Hotel
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... thankful to find a couple of American tutors who were more then willing to help us with directions.
After what felt like ten minutes of even the Americans having issues, we had a rough indication of where this place was, it was a far walk along a main road and just near a bridge and 7-11. Little did we realize that Japan is littered with 7-11, bridges and overpasses.
Still we ended up coming upon the sign by chance which wasn't even outside ...
... Flights tomorrow were super expensive and would require a nights stay either in a hotel or at the airport. The only option we could see was to take an overnight bus. We waited in line at the bus stop, and tried our luck at getting a last minute ticket. We achieved our goal and boarded.
So here I sit on the bus, writing out an update a full 24 hours after we left home and hoping that we make it to Kyoto without further delay in another 7 ...
... bought for hand luggage as we had so much in our cases and many a gashapon were purchased (the little vending machine toys) before heading back to Akihabara. There we went back.down the road and found a cool Kamen Rider figure....purchase made! We thought it was best to head back to the hotel to relax for a bit, but also try to repack our cases a bit now we had the new giant hand luggage bag. After an hour ...
... one last time, and took a series of trains to get back to Yokohama.
It was an excellent trip, and if I were to do it again, I would follow the same itinerary almost exactly. The only thing I could have asked for was better weather, but even that wasn’t so bad after the tropical climates of the other ports, excepting China. Japan was undoubtedly on of my favorite ports, and might even be my favorite ...
... on the papers. I have a big test tomorrow and a paper due every other day until we get to Hawaii. On top of that, we lose an hour of sleep every other day (including tonight) as we cross the Pacific Ocean going east.
So, I was on an SAS trip to Hakone and overnighting in Tokyo. I had a good time but it was very tiring because we spent a lot of time just sitting on the bus, which I did not like. It was one of those typical "on the bus, off the bus" over and over again trips ...
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