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World Trip 2015: Japan Express Tour Review

Tour Title: Japan Express  Tour Company: G Adventures Tour Leader: Tetsuji (Ted) Watanabe  Cities Visited: Osaka, Koyasan (Mt Koya), Hiroshima, Kyoto, Hakone (Mt Fuji), Tokyo Dates: 7 May to 15 May 2015 (Duration 9 days) Tour Type This tour is listed as one of G Adventures Classic tours. In short the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 29 – Tokyo, Japan

Highlights: Skyscraper District, Akihabara electronic district A nice sleep in on my final day in Japan, using all the possible time until the 10 am check out I actually had nothing planned but that didn’t stop Alex my roommate from making … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 28 – Hakone to Tokyo, Japan

Highlights: Robot Show!!, Harajuku Takeshita Street, Farewell Dinner. After a relaxing nights sleep in our traditional ryokan room and a Western style included buffet breakfast it was time to say goodbye to Hakone and Mt Fuji and head to Tokyo which for … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 27 – Kyoto to Hakone, Japan

Highlights:  Mt Fuji, Lake Ashino-Ko, Hakone Gore Park, Kaiseki meal, Karaoke. We left Kyoto early to a beautiful morning, it seems we have seen the last of the rain.  We send our main bags onto Tokyo and packed our day bags for one … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 26 – Kyoto, Japan

Highlights: Tea Ceremony, Ninja Show, Golden Pavilion. Well the forecasters were right today was rain with more rain.  Luckily the hotel provides umbrellas for those that need it otherwise I would have drowned.  The events were had today made rain … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 25 – Hiroshima to Kyoto, Japan

Highlights:  Shrine Gates at Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Sushi train. An early morning start leaving our hotel in Hiroshima for Kyoto that include two trains the first was about 1 hour 30 minutes to Osaka and then another 15 minute bullet … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 24 – Hiroshima and Miyajima Island, Japan

Highlights:  Shukkeien Garden, Miyajima Island Hike, Okonomiyaki dinner at Atom Resturant. About half our group enjoyed the optional activity of a visit to the Shukkeien Garden a short walk from the hotel.  The garden was tranquil having a very zen like feel. … Continue reading

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