I have chosen the appropriate title for this post as this will definitely the fist of many visits to the amazing country that is Japan.

Mt. Fuji from the Shinkansen. Awesome day for a bullet ride.
Mt. Fuji from the Shinkansen. Awesome day for a bullet ride.

Japan, Nov 2014

Part I
Tokyo Area Weekend
Sat, Nov 8
Neighborhood home stay west of Tokyo, Masa & Jacqueline; Arigato!!
Yakitori grilling dinner, gift giving, and memory sharing
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Sun, Nov 9

Enoshima day trip
Local bus to train station
Walk/Run across bridge to Enoshima Island

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Go Asuna!!
Enter through shopping street to the shrine
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Hike around island to perched restaurant with excellent view
Lunch of sashimi & mixed egg, vegetables & rice, yummy!!
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Girls light dinner and early to bed for school night
Masa, Jason and Me; out to a Yakatori dinner; beer & snacks
Snacks included whale, meatball-chickent meat collection on a stick,  Mentaiko, grilled rice ball
Good Times!!
Weekend #1, Success!!
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