Sayonara, Yamasa, Sayonara, Okazaki. Tadaima, Tokyo.

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Dec 162011
 
Sayonara, Yamasa, Sayonara, Okazaki. Tadaima, Tokyo.

A whirlwind of a day as I thanked everyone at Yamasa during the closing ceremony, had lunch with all of my classmates and said goodbye, then rushed to finish packing and got out of town. I made it to Tokyo and passed out in my favorite hotel in Shinjuku.

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Back in Okazaki!

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Sep 292011
 

Today I made it back to Okazaki and Yamasa again. I got up early, and grabbed a shinkansen, the Nozomi from Tokyo to Nagoya. I could have grabbed it in Shinagawa, which would have made more sense, but I know the way to Tokyo Station better, and I didn’t want to get lost and miss

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Rich 1, JR Pass 0

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Jul 272008
 

I found the whole breakdown of the various trains I took on my 52,000-yen Japan Rail Pass last Fall, prices and all. They’re in no particular order, but that’s because I’m too lazy to sort them out properly. Sendai -> Tokyo 10,390 (Shinkansen) Nagano -> Sendai 15,220 (Shinkansen) Nagoya -> Nagano 6,390 (Limited Express) Osaka

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Travel Day. Nagano to Sendai.

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Nov 062007
 

Today was a travel day from Nagano to Sendai for the most part, just like the headline says. I sent a third package home, and my luggage is still heavy. I still don’t get it. Maybe the junk in my bags is breeding? The shinkansen is no longer exciting for me. Instead it makes me

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