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Old 25th August 2008, 05:52   #61
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Sure RK will buzz you once i reach the hotel .
Hi jango, did not received any call from you. hope you reached japan safely.

In case you could not reach my number, just give me you number, I will call you
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Old 25th August 2008, 06:07   #62
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Ver nice thread indeed, RK. Japan has one of the best car and car drifting cultures in the world. It would be indeed nice if you could include some pics of the cars there (especially with the brilliantly lit buildings of Tokyo as a a backdrop).

Oh and while you are there do try get a peak ( or possibly a drive) of the Nissan GT-R, and if possible also try get pics of some mountain passes by night.
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Hi jango, did not received any call from you. hope you reached japan safely.

In case you could not reach my number, just give me you number, I will call you
RK i reached japan yesturday night..sorry coud't call you was a bit jet lagged. I am in ofs now, will be back in keio plaza hotel by 5 ish and will call u from the hotel....
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Ver nice thread indeed, RK. Japan has one of the best car and car drifting cultures in the world. It would be indeed nice if you could include some pics of the cars there (especially with the brilliantly lit buildings of Tokyo as a a backdrop).

Oh and while you are there do try get a peak ( or possibly a drive) of the Nissan GT-R, and if possible also try get pics of some mountain passes by night.
Sorry revvedup I am not very educated about such brand of cars so very difficult for me to identify them by them. will just take pics of whatever I feel interesting.

Following are some pics from Shibuya, and that crossing on the last few pics are one of the most famous crossing. When the pedestrian light goes on, its like a stampede, people from all direction goes to all side of the crossing and if you are not good, you will have to run to save your life .

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Following are some pics from Shibuya
The pics of the streets reminds me of the Tokyo Drift movie.

Damn the place is so clean and well maintained.
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Well, Tokyo Drift was shot around that area too AFAIK. They did shoot some scenes in Ginza, Shinjuku etc.

While the place is meticulously maintained, the newer generation is not really as disciplined as the previous generations. I could see them littering (cans, paper etc) on the pavements/roads.
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I love Shibuya! Very lively place!
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Old 28th August 2008, 15:56   #68
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Some pics which i clicked at shinjuku at night time
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RK i am sorry i just coud't call you up. I am still stuck in office. will let buzz you once i am out from here !!
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Nice pics Jango. Keep them coming.
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Seems like half of the worlds electricity is consumed by Japan very nice neat clean and will organised place,but one drawback very little in english,
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Seems like half of the worlds electricity is consumed by Japan very nice neat clean and will organised place,but one drawback very little in english,
Exactly ramie..its really tuff when people cannot communicate in english but once you are in japan you get used to it......atleast i am
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Exactly ramie..its really tuff when people cannot communicate in english but once you are in japan you get used to it......atleast i am
Jango dada,very nice pics..

For english, it is definetly a very big problem, specially in departmental stores. but for directions, I am realizing that people do try to help very much.

There is one simple rule, if you ask some Japanese "Do you know english?" answer in 99% cases will be "NO". if you ask some Japanese "Do you know LITTLE BIT english?" answer in 60-70% cases will be "YES". And young people are your best hope

BTW when are we meeting, tomorrow is my last day here, I am relatively free from 9:00AM till 11:00AM then a team lunch from 12:00 till 1:00 and a meeting from 2:30PM till 3:30PM and then I will go back to apartment to do the packing.

I can come to shinjuku in the morning if you are ok

also if you have time, and interest to do some shopping for your car, I can suggest you directions for Super Autobacs. I did some shopping for my car here.

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These pictures were shot in 2005 and 2006 when I woked in Japan.

1. Beau in Bleu and White
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2. Who Doesn't love Bullet trains - A not so good shot of two bullet trains standing next to each other and me standing with my family.
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3. A One car Diesel train - This one had a Diesel engine mounted under the floor and a driver's Cabin too. This runs for the Isumi Railway in Chiba Peninsula (which lies to the east of Tokyo)
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@cnaganathan, at which place/station is the 2nd picture of the bullet trains shot ?
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