Day 5 – Osaka to Hakone

A nice breakfast in the Swissotel Club lounge, which included sausages and tomatoes.   Then we were back on the Shinkansen heading for Odawara, which was a transfer station to get us to Hakone. On the train we encountered some other tourists just as we were getting off, they were asking if we were heading… Continue reading Day 5 – Osaka to Hakone

Day 27 – San Francisco

First full day in San Francisco and we decided to drive to Berkeley mainly because we planned to drop the car off that afternoon. Not everyone was interested in seeing the university though, so the only ones who came were Fiona, Mum, Pauline and I. We picked up the car in front of the hotel… Continue reading Day 27 – San Francisco