Exploring Yokohama’s gardens

After breakfast I went over to the congress centre and collected my bag and programme and then walked from there through the Queens Towers and came out at the Dockyard Garden – a dry dock with a waterfall at one

Exploring Yokohama’s gardens

After breakfast I went over to the congress centre and collected my bag and programme and then walked from there through the Queens Towers and came out at the Dockyard Garden – a dry dock with a waterfall at one

Red brick warehouses and silk

The Thunderbird from Kyoto to Osaka we had only taken 25 minutes and seemed to get there before we had settled. On the Shinkansen it took 15 minutes. As expected the train pulled in punctually to the Shin-Yokohama station. From

Red brick warehouses and silk

The Thunderbird from Kyoto to Osaka we had only taken 25 minutes and seemed to get there before we had settled. On the Shinkansen it took 15 minutes. As expected the train pulled in punctually to the Shin-Yokohama station. From

Faro

In January this year I attended the annual Plenary meeting of the International Parachuting Commission which was held in Faro this year.  Much work was done during the 5 days I was there, with rules for skydiving competitions being reviewed

Faro

In January this year I attended the annual Plenary meeting of the International Parachuting Commission which was held in Faro this year.  Much work was done during the 5 days I was there, with rules for skydiving competitions being reviewed

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Cosmosquare

From the museum we went back to the park for some lunch and then took the underground from a different station (much closer to the park) out to the last station on the line ‘Cosmosquare’.   We did not know

Cosmosquare

From the museum we went back to the park for some lunch and then took the underground from a different station (much closer to the park) out to the last station on the line ‘Cosmosquare’.   We did not know

Flowerless Nakanoshima Park

Then we set out for the Nakanoshima Park and had a bit of a walk from the station we got out at to the park, but not too far. On the way we saw two flowering trees with large bunches

Flowerless Nakanoshima Park

Then we set out for the Nakanoshima Park and had a bit of a walk from the station we got out at to the park, but not too far. On the way we saw two flowering trees with large bunches

Left and right

It dawned bright and sunny as the forecast had been on the TV in the restaurant yesterday evening. So after breakfast in the hotel, for that we had to wait in a queue to be seated but the waiting was

Left and right

It dawned bright and sunny as the forecast had been on the TV in the restaurant yesterday evening. So after breakfast in the hotel, for that we had to wait in a queue to be seated but the waiting was