John & Hiromi'
Attention please, ladies and gentlemen. We are about to start our trip
to Hokkaido, one of the kkoolest places in Japan. Before beginning this
trip, we would like to give you an overview of our plans. Remember this
is not a ordinary trip, it's an adventure! So, we may change the plans
at any time! Expect unexpected things to happen! Enjoy your trip with us.
Thank you for choosing John
& Hiromi's Virtual Vacation to Hokkaido!
We have a steward to be with you all through
this trip．His name is Billy "Birdbrain" Bojangles
Blue-jacket. I think you can guess who gave him THAT name! If you
have any questions or requests, please do not hesitate, just ask
Billy. He will take care of them.
This is Billy “Bird Brain” Bojangles Blue-Jacket, our steward for the virtual Vacation. He is a baby parakeet can’t fly yet. But he will grow soon since he eats & sleeps well. Ask him any questions you have.
Virtual Vacation Trip plan
Fujisawa to Kiryu, Hiromi's hometown. About a 5-hour-drive.
| Attended Kiryu English Club meeting at night. John hosted the program.
Then left for Niigata
|Arrived Niigata early morning and left there via 10:30AM Ferry to Otaru,
|Arriveded Otaru at 4:10AM. Were you sleepy? Drived to Yoko's house, (Hiromi's Sister), near Sapporo, Hokkaido's largest city. Sapporo was designed by Dr. Clark, an American!
|Met Mr. & Mrs. Gyurko, 22-year- missionary with Christ for the Nations at Sapporo
|6th day||Sep. 1st|
|Left Sapporo, Eastbound. Stayed at Asahikawa, 2nd largest city in Hokkaido
|7th day||Sep. 2nd|
|Arrived Shiretoko peninsula, East side of Japan, on the Sea of Okhotsk.
|8th day||Sep. 3rd|
|9th day||Sep. 4th|
Arrived at Furano, a famous ski & sightseeing spot located at the center of Hokkaido
|10th day||Sep. 5th|
|Rode ferry from Tomakomai, Hokkaido Island to Hachinohe Aomori prefecture in Hounshu, Main Island of Japan
|11th day||Sep. 6th|
|Arrived Kuji, Iwate prefecure from Hachinohe, Aomori. Uncle Andy said we
might find some amber here. Leave for Sendai area.
|12th day||Sep. 7th|
|Headed south to go back home. We went through Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaragi, Chiba, Tokyo,& Kanagawa prefectures .
|13th day||Sep. 8th|
|Arrived back home in Fujisawa at 1AM on September 8th.|