Jan 04 2013 10:18 pm
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Date: 17 December 2012
It was a cloudy morning, but our schedule was really packed.
We were going to Mazda Museum, then to Miyajima Island, before taking a five and a half hour bullet train ride to Tokyo!
First, the morning walk to Hiroshima Railway Station. It was still very autumn-ish
We crossed the river and kept on walking:
Autumn is always attractive in its own way..
We rather early at the train station:
DH and the boys never got sick of watching trains, I guess..
It always fascinates me how disciplined the Japs are (queuing for the train):
We took a local train, and a couple of stops away, we reached the station. The staff at the station were ready to give us a map of the place, with indication on how to get to the museum, whe nwe asked for information.
It was really a brief walk, Then, VOILA!! The Mazda HQ:
Mazda Museum is open to public, with guided tour only (no free roaming) . To ensure a space for the guided tour, it is advisable that we booked the slot, which DH did
The huge reception desk where we registered:
The place is huge and spacious:
It was 10.15am, and the English-speaking guided tour would only start at 10.30am. While waiting for it we were welcomed to either
i. rest: (mummy and daughter with the Ipad and Ipod respectively)
ii. Keep ourselves entertained:
iii. enjoy the displays:
iv. Enjoy some snacks and drinks at the Tully’s Cafe at the far end (red banner):
to be continued..