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

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