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Re: Start saving your Yen.
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 09:59:21 PM »
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I don't see any mention in the article of a lighted disco floor like Supertrain had back in '79, so no sale here... :scared:


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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014, 10:12:00 PM »
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If you are looking for luxury rail travel, there is always the remains of the Orient Express http://www.belmond.com/venice-simplon-orient-express/
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Re: Start saving your Yen.
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2014, 12:06:16 PM »
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From the article: "Prices start from ¥180,000 ($1,765) per person for the two-night trip."

Uh, how far can I go for $85?


Hmm... looks like I'll be
hitchhiking on my next
trip to Japan...


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Re: Start saving your Yen.
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2014, 12:27:34 PM »
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That's not too expensive at all compared to travelling by train i Canada.

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Re: Start saving your Yen.
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2014, 12:32:17 PM »
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From the article: "Prices start from ¥180,000 ($1,765) per person for the two-night trip."

Uh, how far can I go for $85?
That's not too expensive at all compared to travelling by train i Canada.


That's for a different train.

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Re: Start saving your Yen.
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014, 02:41:09 PM »
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From the article: "Prices start from ¥180,000 ($1,765) per person for the two-night trip."

Uh, how far can I go for $85?


Considering riding a Shinkansen one stop from Shinagawa to Shin-Yokohama was $40 each way in 94 you MIGHT be able to get on this one and look around for $85.
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