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May 31, 2010 - Wakkanai, Hokkaido The End of the Line

The train leaves Hakodate at 8:30 a.m. for Sapporo where I change for Wakkanai and I will arrive at 18:11 p.m. I am trying to get my money‘s worth out of my Japanese Rail Pass, I have another 6 hours of train travel to get back to Sapporo and plan to visit Otaru, an old fishing port on the Sea of Japan, and Shiraoi, an Ainu people village on the Pacific, before the pass ends on June 3rd. ‘What it was that brought me up here all the way to Wakkanai?”, you ask. Well, apart from the train trip across Hokkaido which is a treat in its self, I...

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