Leaving for Japan soon!

Kathsgrdn

I can't believe I'm finally going. Will post pictures when I return.

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nicole___

Very excited for you! When I passed through China I shopped for a jade bracelet. I remember wishing I spoke the language. :0) Never been to Japan. We need LOTS of photos!!!! YOUR going to have the time of your life!

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skibby (zone 4 Vermont)

What fun! Enjoy!!

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amylou321

Have fun!!!

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happy2b…gw

Have safe and enjoyable trip.

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janey_alabama

Our daughter went there & she loved it! Have a great time & safe travels.

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eld6161

Enjoy. Looking forward to your pictures.

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dedtired

How exciting! I hope you have a wonderful trip. I’m sure you will.

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nickel_kg

Bon voyage! Wishing you a happy trip!

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georgysmom2

Happy for you! Have a wonderful trip.

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Rusty

Have fun and have a very safe trip!

Rusty

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DawnInCal

How exciting! Have a wonderful time; I'm looking forward to seeing photos.

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schoolhouse_gwagain

Gosh, what a fantastic trip. When are you leaving? Is it with a tour?

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sjerin

Have a wonderful time! My dh is just returning from there this morning (work.) It was incredibly hot and humid so he and his co-worker ended up taking a bus tour instead of just walking, on their extra day. Hopefully that heat will have broken by the time you get there, or maybe you're used to heat and humidity. (I'm a total wimp.) At any rate, I know you'll have a terrific time!

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blfenton

Have fun! It sounds like such an exciting trip.

My son taught skiing in northern Japan a few years ago and at the end of the season DH joined him for some sightseeing for a couple of weeks. They had such a good time.

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Fun2BHere

I hope you have a wonderful trip!

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glenda_al

Enjoy your trip!

I touched down in Japan on way to China :o) Never had a chance to get out of the airport.

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Elmer J Fudd

Have a great time. It's an interesting country.

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Kathsgrdn

Schoolhouse, no not a tour. We leave tomorrow for LA, spend the night and the next day fly to Japan. I have family I've never met so they will be our tour guides for the first 2 days and then towards the end of the trip. One of those days we will go to visit my mom's two brothers in a city on the coast about an hour and a half from Tokyo. Our Japanese exchange student is showing us around on the 3rd day in Tokyo. The 4th day is on our own. Then we go to Kyoto for a few days. The next few days will be spent with cousins again near where my mom grew up after the war. Then another couple days at another cousin's house in Isesaki. My original plan was to go to Tokyo and Mito. lol

Sjern, it is actually hotter in Kentucky than Tokyo right now but still not going to like the humidity. It'll be in the 80s at the hottest part of the day when we are there. My cousin said it is cool in the morning and muggy during the day.

So, my daughter is a big Star Wars fan...I guess I am too. On the way back we are stopping for a side trip to Disney so she can see the new Star Wars area. I booked ANA airlines to and from Japan in hopes of getting on one of their Star Wars themed jets...and I found out that our flights coming and going are one of them! Hopefully that jet won't break and we will be able to fly on it. I hate flying but am kind of excited this trip.

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LoneJack Zn 6a, KC

Have a great time and steer clear of the blowfish (Fugu) sushi!!!! I've been to Narita airport on the way to Manila one time. A 2 hour layover turned into 8 hours due to a typhoon in the Manila area. Not fun!

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roy4me

You will love it.

Our son lived there seven + years and we visited several times.

Our grandkids spent six weeks there recently to visit grandparents.

They are fluent in Japanese.

Looking forward to pictures when you return.


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chisue

I know you've been wanting this trip for a LONG TIME. I hope you will really enjoy meeting family and seeing so much of the country. We'll be waiting to Hear All About It!

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schoolhouse_gwagain

That sounds great.

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Ava

Best wishes for a safe and memorable trip.

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