Day 5: Suddenly Kagoshima

So far I have been following my originally planned schedule (which has never happened before).   The sun was shinning very bright in my room at 6-ish, so it was hard to sleep any longer.   I went down for my having my rice ball + miso soup breakfast and there was a big group of high…

Day 4: Oh deer.. oh dear… oh deer

Nara is no doubt the cutest city I’ve visited so far.  All the symbols, selling item has deer either cute or serious face.  But deer is still a deer, it just never looks serious enough for me =P I got up at  around 3:50am and couldn’t fall back to sleep again.  At least the night…

Day 3: Kanazawa – the city of gold

Kanazawa VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL I am starting this blog writing in the middle of the Kenrokuen Garden because I have found the best spot of the garden. It is so comfortably breezy and lightly shaded.  Besides, my feet are hurting, so I have to find a place to sit =P  Just sitting on…

Day 2: Loving the Charming Small Town of Japan

This is quite an wonderful experience to pick Takayama which lead me to Toyama and the local train JR train rides.  Not doubt the local trains are slower, but it is so comfortable..so soothing.  Yes, it is actually presently relaxed to see pretty mountain and rice fields slowly passed by rather then rushing through on…

Day 1: NRT stuck in transit day

I am taking NEX now heading to Tokyo, then change to Shinkansen which is the faster one hour ride, then switch to local express train for a slower two hours ride going all the way to Toyama.  Really, it is the process not the destination that I am after :P View Full Album The Delta…

Day 0: PDX marathon-ism run to connecting flight

I am now sitting in front of gate D15 waiting to be board.  Still letting row 30 or above to get in.  This is totally awesome travel with mewboobi (my Acer Aspire One netbook).  It is so light and so convenient.   How come it take so long to board??  Anyway, I am not sure if…