Japan 2008 – Day 1 – The Trip Over

Posted in Japan on 30 October, 2008 (14:17)

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Well we’re here! one hell of a tiring trip though – all in all over 24 hours of travel which consisted of:

-Train to Leeds

– Train – Leeds – Kings X

– Underground – Kings X – London Bridge

– Train – London Bridge – Sevenoaks

– Car – Sevenoaks – Heathrow

– Plane – Heathrow – Narita

– Train – Narita – Shinigawa

– Train – Shinigawa – Kyoto

– Subway – Kyoto Station – Karasuma Okie (Hotel)

Phew. Bit tiring. First day in pics below.

The drive to Heathrow, snow!

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The glorious Terminal 5, all working now

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Stopping off for some breakfast at Giraffe.

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Our mighty air steed!

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Zoom!

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On board the narita express, jr rail passes are very flashy indeed!

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First beer of the trip ^-^

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Shinkansen!

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Ah finally here, room is massive! Nicest hotel i’ve ever stayed in!

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Much bigger than last year!

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Out for some food,took the free bus to Kyoto station and discovered the Asty Road food court – great Engrish there!

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Asty foods!

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Did a bit more strolling about but ended up crashing quite early as we’re severely tired after all that travelling!

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