The Shoryudo is located in the very center of Japan. The Shoryudo offers regional sightseeing routes that provide the best this region has to offer, with themes that include “mountains”, starting with Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous mountain; “food and famous sake brands” that are produced by the region’s abundance of clean water; history and traditional cultures shaped by the “samurai”; and “manufacturing” that is the creation and the...Read More
Day 1/2 Honolulu – Kansai Airport We arrived at the Kansai Airport smoothly and the line at Immigration wasn’t long at all for a change. We met our English tour guide, Makoto Fukuda, at the arrival exit. He would be our guide till we get to Tokyo on Day 9. Since we arrived in Kyoto around 8pm, most of us were able to eat at restaurants near Kyoto Station or Aeon Mall. Great start! Day 3 Kyoto – Arashiyama...Read More
November 01– November 10, 2013 (Day 1) Going to NRT(Tokyo) transited to NGO(Nagoya) with ANA. B767 is still good condition! (Day 2) Arrived to NGO. It’s chilly, yes it’s Autumn tour and our group is from warm place Hawaii. No wonder. ANA has such a nice wheelchair service....Read More
Mazda Cosmo, the world’s first car with Wankel engine, is on display at Toyota Automobile Museum in Nagakute City near Nagoya.
Mazda Cosmo, which went on sale in 1967, was the first mass-produced Wankel engined car in the world. Strictly speaking, NSU Wankel-Spider manufactured in 1964 was the first in the world, however this model didn’t deserve the first mass-produced car because the epoch-making engine of the car had many mechanical problems. Mazda’s car, in reality, was the first. Accordingly, the name of Mazda had become a synonym for...Read More