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Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Nikko and around Nikko 1985 – Day 18

All photos taken on May 28, 1985. Arriving at the Tokyo train station early on the morning of May 28, we were directed to our train to Nikko and settled in for the ride. But, looking at the flashing station stop signs in the train car, I began to feel something was not quite right.Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Nikko and around Nikko 1985 – Day 18”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Nikko and around Nikko 1985 – Day 18

All photos taken on May 28, 1985. Arriving at the Tokyo train station early on the morning of May 28, we were directed to our train to Nikko and settled in for the ride. But, looking at the flashing station stop signs in the train car, I began to feel something was not quite right.Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Nikko and around Nikko 1985 – Day 18”

Analogue Adventures – Toba to Tokyo 1985 – Day 17

All photos taken on May 27, 1985. We enjoyed the beautiful morning sunrise over Toba Bay from our hotel room, ate our breakfast and went for one last walk, before heading to the Toba train station. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Osaka 1985 – Day 4

All photos taken on May 14, 1985. May 14 was our day to take the bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka. We took one last look out the window of our hotel and looked at all the white cars in the parking lot. Japanese culture has a saying “The nail that sticks out, gets hammeredContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Osaka 1985 – Day 4”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 3

All photos taken on May 13, 1985. Our hotel was located in the Shimbashi district, an area full of freeways and unique buildings. This was our last day in Tokyo and we had lots more to see and do. We soon found our subway station and travelled to… To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 3”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 2

All photos taken on May 12, 1985. We awoke the next morning, relieved to find that the world was still there and we were then good with our decision to stay put when the earthquake alarms went off. After breakfast, we set off to see the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park. To continue reading,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 2”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1

Photos taken May 11, 1985 (except for the 1st shot over Alaska) After our first visit to Japan in 1982, we were determined to get back for a longer look. We also wanted to do this trip on our own, rather than be herded about within a tour group. I did a lot of researchContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Kyoto-Tokyo-Taipei

All photos taken on May 1, 1982. Today was to be a major transit day. We were up early, had our luggage outside our door by 6:45 and went for breakfast in the Mimoza Coffee Shop in the Kyoto Grand Hotel. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new BlogContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Kyoto-Tokyo-Taipei”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Kamakura and Hakone

All photos taken on April 28, 1982. Today, we were leaving Tokyo and hitting the road to Kamakura and Hakone in the Fuji-Five Lakes Region. Our breakfast buffet was again in the 3rd floor Azalea Room of the New Otani. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.