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Around the world – part 1 Japan (Tokyo)

Wow I can’t believe we are at the end of our first leg of the trip. Bitter sweet, I’m happy to have had the time to visit Michiyo and her family but really sad to leave. We had a great time, have seen so much and Michiyo and Eric were amazing hosts. Here are some of the highlights:

Vancouver to Tokyo – the flight was great on JAL but we were a little overtired on arrival, making it tough to grasp the train system. It ended up taking a few more hours than necessary but when we did finally get to our capsule hotel I was so tired I had the best sleep. The capsule itself was quite spacious… We both fit in it plus our luggage. There was even a little tv. They provided the cutest pajamas too.


  
  
The next day we explored Tokyo found a shrine and temple, a Japanese department store and found a fun games room!


  
  
Then it was on to Kyoto…

 Next update – Kyoto, Shiga and Osaka.

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2 comments on “Around the world – part 1 Japan (Tokyo)

  1. heavypetal
    October 28, 2015

    Amazing! Looks like you’re off to a great start xo

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Joan gagne
    October 28, 2015

    Really nice, love the pricture of the buildings reflecting in the water and the boat, blow up worthy⛩

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