Round The World and other travels

A frequent flyer's collection of trip diaries

This is: Japan 2014

Diary

1Fri05 Sep 2014EDI-CGN and a look around Cologne city centre
2Sat06 Sep 2014Morning in Cologne, then train to Frankfurt Airport for FRA-
3Sun07 Sep 2014    -PVG-KIX, finally positioning to Osaka
4Mon08 Sep 2014Train to Kagaonsen and first experience of a traditional Ryokan
5Tue09 Sep 2014Transfer to Kanazawa (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art)
6Wed10 Sep 2014Full day in Kanazawa (Castle, Omicho Market, Oyama Jinja Shrine, Nagamachi Buke Yashiki District, Sake tasting)
7Thu11 Sep 2014Full day in Kanazawa (Kazuemachi Chaya District , Higashi Chaya District, Kenrokuen Garden)
8Fri12 Sep 2014Train to Toyama, TOY-CTS and position to Otaru
9Sat13 Sep 2014Quick look around Otaru, board Sun Princess, get to know new surroundings and enjoy cruise departure
10Sun14 Sep 2014Explore Hakodate (Morning Market, Mount Hakodate, Motomachi, Kanemori Warehouse District) and set sail for next destination
11Mon15 Sep 2014Arrive Muroran and take shore excursion to Lake Toya and Mount Usu; set sail for next destination
12Tue16 Sep 2014Arrive Kushiro; lazy day on board with brief foray into town; set sail for next destination
13Wed17 Sep 2014Day at sea, cruising near the Shiretoko Peninsula, followed by evening arrival into Abashiri
14Thu18 Sep 2014Shore excursion to Shiretoko National Park; set sail for next destination
15Fri19 Sep 2014Wake up in Korsakov and take shore excursion to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk; set sail for last time
16Sat20 Sep 2014Farewell to Sun Princess and transfer to New Chitose Airport for CTS-NRT-
17Sun21 Sep 2014    -IST-EDI

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