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Sep 25, 2009 - Towada-ko

My very nice Nikko host gave me a lift down the station this morning, even though it was before 7. A train to Utsimoye, then two bullet trains, one to Sendai, then change to another to Hachinohe. The bullet trains (shinkansen) are a real pleasure to be on. They go like the clappers and it is very impressive when you are in a station and one barrels through. It is quite clear though that if there ever was an accident there would be little likelihood of surviving it. A few Japanese observations: you can use your mobile as an oyster card (i.e....

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