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Soul to Seoul

Seoul, the last stop on this trip, (where did the time go?) Before the horrible thought of going back to normal lives we first had 4 days of adventure left so set about exploring the South Korean capital with gusto. … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Saturday 29th April and Sunday 30th 2017 – Tokyo Today we had decided to head south and visit the Odaiba area of Tokyo, which is an area of reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay. It was built in the boom times … Continue reading

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Harajuku girls

Friday 28th April – Tokyo For our last few days in Japan, we were back on our own and had decided to base ourselves in a different part of Tokyo called Shibuya. It’s the location of the famous Shibuya crossing … Continue reading

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Nikko and farewell to the gang

Thursday 27th April 2017 – Nikko Wayne and I had extended our JR Rail pass for an extra week as we had more time than the rest of the group, so got up early today and navigated the route north … Continue reading

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Sushi for Breakfast anyone?

Wednesday 26th April 2017 – Tokyo After our day of independence we met back up with the group for a walking tour with Meg around her adopted home city. She started by taking us to the Tsukiji Outer Market which … Continue reading

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Monkey Magic

Monday 24th April 2017 – Yudanaka Having enjoyed our Ryokan / Onsen experience in 70’s concrete style, today we were off to see the other attraction in the spa-town of Yudanaka, the famous Jigokudani Onsen or ‘Snow Monkey Park’.  The … Continue reading

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Mount Fuji and the multiple methods of transport

Tuesday 25th April 2017 – Hakone We left the snow monkeys at Yudanaka (though I would have happily taken a couple of the youngsters with me) and finished the rest of the journey to Tokyo by train. ¬†As we were … Continue reading

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