12 places/cities in 2 weeks? Yes, you heard me. It is doable and I did it. There are people out there, they just do more than me. I can say, I am pretty laid back.
4 nights in Tokyo
2 nights in Hakata
8 nights in Osaka
Osaka is my base to explore the surrounding 7 area/cities - Miyajima, Hiroshima, Himeji, Kobe, Nara, Nagoya and Kyoto.
Flew in to Haneda Airport at 10:30pm. I was worried that we cannot make it to take the last train to our first accommodation. Japanese Immigration was all good, easy breezy and we all done at 11:30pm. Quickly to the train station right outside the departure hall.
Bali is never on my travel list. Making itinerary was less than 3 months, the fastest I guess. :)
I had a culture shocked while I was there. Most probably due to the timing. Upon landing, our driver has waited for us and I was still blur as I saw a lot of people waiting at the arrival hall. I was like... "We're not celebrity". Really really a lot of people.
On the way to Canggu, to our Airbnb villa, we stopped by at a cafe to grab some food to eat. I was so hungry. So we decided to grab donuts. Along the way to Canggu, a lot of beautiful shops, colorful, full of souvenirs. What amazed me was the road system. The road was so narrow however the amount of vehicles on the road, A LOT than my place. My culture shocked has not ended, it's just about to begin. Looking at the houses, roads, people, no tall buildings, I didn't see any fast food restaurant and there I was thinking, "Ohhh, this is it. This is BALI !" When we reached the villa, I was like "Yea…
last row: ernie jason, gary, marvel, greg, alan fung, thomas, richard, archilles, esther sevilin, jenny marcus, martin, maurice middle: allan, brolin, eric winning, clare, veronica, aries, me, donny, chester mopilin, antonius front row: norris, christino, jimmy moloyos, adriana welson, emily, melvin, gerald chua, shirley alfred, rosemary, dorothea, jeniffer poloi, regina leong, doris.
behind: clare, adriana welson, doris, me, dorothea, aries henry, rosemary, regina front: esther sevilin, shirley alfred, june fiona lansing, jennifer poloi, veronica, jenny marcus, emily.Veronica, Regina, me. We are still in contact till now. Veronica is my sponsor for my upcoming baptism, communion and confirmation (3-in-1).