Day 25. Homeward Bound.

Not much to say here. Woke up, showered, got the traditional 7-11 breakfast of yogurt and orange juice, checked out, and took the train to the airport. Security was a breeze and I finally found my comb. Rather the security agent did, when she went through my toiletries to find…

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Tokyo Day 21

Our last tourist day in Tokyo. There were only a couple of things I wanted to go see: Akihabara, and a World War II museum. We went to the museum first since it closed at 4pm. It was interesting seeing the history told from the Japenese perspective. The Akihabara, a…

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Kyoto Day 19

Not a whole lot going on today. Another hike up a mountain, but whatever, we are experts now. The Shrine at Kurama is nothing special but the forest and mountain that it is on, is fantastic. Honestly there isn't much to say here. I'll post some pictures when I get…

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Kyoto Day 18

Biggest walking day yet. Over 31,000 steps according to Zach's pedometer. We went to see Fushimi Inari Tashi, Bamboo Grove, and Monkey mountain. Each one of those places required hiking up a mountain to get to the destination. I hope to add some more photos to this entry when…

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Osaka, Nara Day 17

We arrived in Osaka pretty late and made our way to the Japan Rail (JR) 'help desk' to exchange the vouchers I had bought online for actual tickets. After standing in line for what seemed like hours we got up to the front where a nice girl, with very limited…

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Hong Kong Day 16

Woke up early. Had to do laundry. $48HKD ($6.19 USD) and 2 hours later we had our laundry done for us at a laundry place just around the corner. We had breakfast at a coffee place again and made our way to the airport. Remembering how crowded the airports…

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Hong Kong Day 14

Arrived at the Hostel after a very efficient train ride that provided a gorgeous view of the harbor and part of the city. The efficiency of HK made an impression, because was a different way of life than that in mainland China. It was evident that Hong Kong has more…

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