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Day 8: Mt Ibuki
Sunday 16 April 2017 Continues from: Day 7: Hikone Castle Today we will be climbing Mt Ibuki, which is one of the 100 famous mountains of Japan. The “100 Famous Mountains of Japan” are a list of mountains compiled in 1964 by a mountaineer known as Kyuya Fuk...
Day 8: Mt Ibuki
Day 8: Mt Ibuki
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Day 7: Hikone Castle
Saturday 15 April 2017 Continues from Day 6: Toyama & Takayama Today we were going to see some more cherry blossoms at Hikone Castle! After enjoying the Takayama Spring Festival last night, we woke up early today and had breakfast at Hoshokan which was the ...
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Day 6: Toyama & Takayama
Friday 14 April 2017 Continues from: Day 5: Kabuki (Tokyo) Now that Kate has arrived in Japan it's finally time to leave Tokyo and start sightseeing around the rest of the country. Today the plan was to visit the cherry blossoms along the Matsukawa River in...
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Day 5: Kabuki (Tokyo)
Thursday 13 April 2017 Continues from: Day 4: Tetsugakudo Park (Tokyo) Today was relatively uneventful to be honest. At least in terms of sightseeing, but it is the day the Kate was due to arrive! Actually the only sightseeing I did for the whole day was a ...
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Day 4: Tetsugakudo Park (Tokyo)
Wednesday 12 April 2017 Continues from: Day 3: Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo) After a miserable rainy day yesterday the weather changed once again to the first clear blue skies I had seen since arriving. Upon waking up, my AirBnB host made okonomiyaki for us...
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Day 3: Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo)
Tuesday 11 April 2017 Continues from Day 2: Yomiuri Land (Tokyo) After a nice day yesterday another low made its way over Japan and it was pouring  all day. It was also very cold- under 10 degrees. A few days later the temperatures in Tokyo exceeded 30 degr...
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Day 2: Yomiuri Land (Tokyo)
Monday 10 April 2017 Continues from Day 1: Chidorigafuchi & Shinjuku Park (Tokyo)   Although yesterday was rainy, today's forecast was just overcast so I decided to take a visit to Yomiuri Land! Yomiuri Land is a large theme park on the outskirts of Tokyo a...
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Day 1: Chidorigafuchi & Shinjuku Park (Tokyo)
Sunday 9 April 2017 Continues from JT7: Flight and Tokyo Today! At long last! I will be able to see sakura (cherry blossoms) for the first time! I woke up at around 8am, and after getting ready, joined my lovely AirBnB hosts for breakfast, which was delicio...
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JT7: Flight and Tokyo
Saturday 8 April 2017 Continues from Day 0: Limbo Jetstar cancelled my flight to Tokyo two days ago, so I definitely had a sense of deja vu today travelling down to the Gold Coast from Brisbane. As it was now a Saturday, Kate was able to drive me down which...
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Day 0: Limbo
Day 0: Limbo So! Jetstar cancelled my flight! No Japan today! No Japan tomorrow! I was booked to fly out at 10:45 on Thursday, 6 April 2017 so woke up at 5am and made the long trip down to the Gold Coast. Everything seemed fine until 9:30am when we found th...
Day 0: Limbo
Day 0: Limbo
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