My first trip to Japan!


I love to travel. I love to see new things. Unfortunately I'm one of those people that doesn't like to travel alone and doesn't like to organize traveling so I don't do it as much as I'd like. Hopefully someday I'll meet someone that likes to travel also and doesn't mind making the arrangements.

Last year I got to go to Japan with my friends Craig and Maki McCoy. I was very lucky they allowed me to go with them. I got to stay at Maki's parent's house in Yotsukaido Japan which is about half way between Chiba city and the Narita Airport (or if Narita Airport is 1 hour from Tokyo than Yotsukaido is along that route 15 minutes from the Airport.

Staying in Chiba meant I got to experience a little more of the 'normal' Japan instead of just the Tokyo area. I got to see a real Japanese house instead of just a hotel. I got to ride the bus into town and then catch the train to Chiba and switch to the train to Tokyo.

I also got to go to Kyoto and see several temples. We rode the Shinkansen there and back (bullet train) and got to stay in a Japanese hotel courtesy of Maki's father.

I met several of Maki's friends. Asian women sure are beautiful.

From left to right:Michiyo, Maki, Noriko, Hiroko

The Women of Kyoto

When I was in Kyoto I bought a
love chance charm and I touched the love rock.
I guess they don't really work because
I haven't found love yet . 😞

I'm hoping to go back to Japan for at least a month early next year. My roommates have promised to show me all over.

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