Day 04: To Sapporo, with Love (Jul 2018) July 11th 2018 Wednesday, 11th July 2018
We completed our 310km rail journey from Hakodate to the city of Sapporo via the 3-hour Super Express train this morning. Along the way, we had our beautiful Shinkansen bento box to accompany us for lunch.
Upon arrival at the Shin Sapporo Station, we were very happy that our room at Hotel Emisia was ready for check-in. After a brief rest, we took a train boun ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hokkaido » Sapporo In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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