Day #5 Happy Birthday Grace! …and the bullet train from Kyoto to Tokyo!


Grace turned fourteen in Japan on Sunday. There was a free morning and then we gathered up all our things to get to the bullet train for the ride from Kyoto to Tokyo.

First we waited in the station. Ryan and Hanalo bought sudoku books and are very busy getting right to it!

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then we boarded the train…


Hanging along the window are the Happy Birthday lights for Grace and friends.


We have discovered that you can buy just about anything with Green Tea in it… Not all Green Tea flavored products get thumbs up. Kit Kats? Yes! Oreos? Not so much.

There’s a little anticipation in the air as we get ready to meet host families…



About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
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