Sunday, July 27, 2014

Utsunomiya Station

We exited the Shinkansen line here and went downstairs to Platform 5 to take the JR train to Nikko





 Platform 5



 Vending machines are very handy





Double decker train



Queuing for the train





Arrived in Nikko


Saturday, July 26, 2014

Shinkansen (Bullet train)

Nikko is about 125 km from Tokyo. We took the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Utsunomiya. the journey was about 50 minutes. We changed to a JR train from Utsonomiya to Nikko which took about 40 minutes.We took a direct train back to Tokyo from Nikko









Tohoku Shinkansen





June 2006
Our first Shinkansen experience



 Queuing to board the Shinkansen







The toilet










Thursday, July 24, 2014

Tokyo Station

We decided to walk around the station as it was still early



























Tokyo Banana



Very clean free public toilet


Journey to Nikko

We took the train to Tokyo Station to take the Shinkansen to Nikko



Ready to set off



On the train to Tokyo Station





Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Day 3 in Tokyo

We had our breakfast at the Mahattan Grill & Dining at the hotel. Our itinerary today was to take the Shinkansen to Nikko





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A breakfast set







Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Dinner in Shinjuku 2

We went back to the same restaurant before going back to the hotel







Back to Shinjuku

We took the metro back to Shinjuku



Which way home?



Maybe this way



This way also can



Being a Japanese commuter



Finally