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 Post subject: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:07 pm 
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At Mike's request i'll post up all my blurry pictures from my trip.



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:08 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:21 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:22 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:24 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:24 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:26 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:32 pm 
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Alternate Transportation Modes:

Gundam Hello Kitty - Odaiba
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Actual Gundam - Odaiba
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JSDF Helicopters - Enoshima
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Mario Kart - Roppongi
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Shinkansen Nozomi N700 - Tokyo Station
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Godzilla Bus - Shinjuku
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Pumkin Rickshaw - Shinjuku
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Matsuri Shrine - Asakusa
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Bridal Rickshaw - Asakusa
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McDonalds Delivery Bike - Asakusa
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Firetruck - Asagaya Minami
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Star Wars Boeing 787 - Narita
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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:47 pm 
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Thankyou for posting such cool photos! those newer legacy wagons were too cool, don't see anything like that over here

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:49 am 
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Yeah, don't mention it. One of the things i enjoy most over there is taking pictures of cars.

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:21 am 
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Thanks Kijan!

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:10 pm 
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Always a pleasure doing business with you Mike!

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:34 pm 
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Dude! Thanks, those were awesome and makes me want to go over even more. Sometimes I want to sell my Miata to fund a trip. I just love how the car culture is ingrained into there society.

Other news, Subaru need to stop being ass hats and sell the Levorg over here.

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:32 pm 
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Ha! Thanks Tony, it's a great trip. Some one made a similar comment on the forester boards about wanting to go, so i'm going to just copy and paste my reply lol.

"God i would hope so. Wagons don't seem to do so hot over here though.

Also, Tokyo is a great trip. And fairly reasonably priced if you're from one of the more expensive US areas. Hotels in Shinjuku literally a 5 or 10 minute walk from the main JR station can be had for like 160 or so a night. Food is easily comparably priced (at least comparable to Seattle) but there's no tip culturally, so there's a savings of 10 to 20 percent. If you were being frugal you could eat on 20 to 30 a day. Tickets can be had from Seattle or California for like 600 to 800 dollars direct if you're paying attention. Hell, I saw round trip direct tickets out of LAX for 465 not too long ago. Transportation, depending on what you do in the city, is probably about 5 to 15 dollars a day. All assuming the exchange rate stays the same, of course."

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:51 pm 
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Thanks for sharing Kijan!

Did you go up in Skytree? What about Maricar (Mario kart)?

Those of you that have/are contemplating going to Japan, all I have to say is do it! Save your money and find a way to make it happen. This summer was my fifth trip there and I still love going. You can get around in Tokyo via public transportation quite well and most things transportation related are also in English.

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:11 pm 
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Yeah, Tokyo is fine for English speakers. It gets a little more difficult with outside in like Kyoto or whatever, but is still manageable. If you have Tmobile, you'll have free 2g mobile data there. If not, all the carries have plans for international data. And even then, if that doesn't work, you can get a mobile hot spot to rent.

Josh, Yeah did skytree this time around on someone's suggestion. It was really nice. Much better than i expected. But i didn't go to the top.

There's some maricar pictures in this batch. I saw a group in Roppongi cruising around. I didn't do the tour as i wasn't certain if there would be a language barrier there, especially since it's a potentially more dangerous activity. I mean, like, you could get in a fender bender if you weren't paying attention or whatever.

Most of the time i hang out on stations off the Yamanote line. I had a chance to head over to Kyoto this time though, so that was nice. My main haunts are Shinjuku, Yoyogi, Akihabara, and sometimes Ikebukuro.

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 6:21 pm 
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Yeah, skytree is pretty cool and I had to go to the top :)

You are in a group being led with Maricar, so it's very structured and organized. They've got a lead and chase kart and speak good enough English. You do have to have an international driver's permit from AAA though.

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 Post subject: Re: Tokyo & Kyoto Trip
PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:28 am 
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Good stuff. I always get hassled by my companions for taking pictures of cars when in Tokyo, but, how can I not?!

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