March 3 - 7, 2006 

On our trip to New Zealand we had a four-day stopover in Japan and visited my mother's relatives. Most of them live in Utsunomiya (see map), that you can reach from Tokyo in two hours by car and 50 minutes by the fast train "Shinkansen". Actually we didn't spend so much time in Utsunomiya.
We were quite busy:

3 March: Arrival in Utsunomiya (with relatives)
4 March: Trip to Nikko (a city of temples)

5 March: Trip to Tokyo (meeting Rafael's film school friend)
6 March: Trip to Tochigi (Province capital)
7 March: Flight to Christchurch (New Zealand)

Pictures of our stay in Japan

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