On to the pictures! The view from my hotel room in Hiroshima:
Tightly packed restaurants and shops:
Arrived on Miyajima… and suddenly a deer!
A bridge that was constructed to be used only by the emperor’s personal messenger. It was really steep. I would have spent all day just trying to scramble up it; I might not have been a very good messenger.
Suddenly a deer!
I took this to show how precise and close together the Shinkansen run. From the same platform, you have two trains leaving four minutes apart.
I finally got a video of the bullet train pulling in.
Happy hour on the bullet train!
Capsule machines at Yodobashi Camera!