25 hours travel

These are some pictures I took from my last travel from my place in Spain until my place in Japan. This time it took me 25 hours from the door in my house in Spain until the door in my house in Tokyo. There are not direct flights from Spain to Japan, it sucks! I always have to stop en London, Paris, Milan, Frankfurt or Helsinki. Next time I’m thinking to change and go by Dubai and stay there some days.

During my long travels I usually spend my time reading and sleeping, I try to enjoy it as on day more of holidays:

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I walk on the beach next to my home before leaving.

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Walking to my car.

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My father cleaning the car.

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Arriving to Valencia airport.

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Valencia airport.

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My mum drinking the last one before I leave.

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Arrived to Charles de Gaulle in Paris.

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Reading and waiting for my plane to Tokyo.

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Bored of reading I try to find some free wifi.

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Flying with Airfrance to Tokyo.

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Arrival to Narita.

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Welcome to Japan.

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Walking through the airport.

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Jackie Chan and VISA.

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Walking to the Narita Express.

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Reading in the Narita express heading to Tokyo (Shinjuku).

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Arrived to Shinjuku, the busiest train station in the world.

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Changing trains in Shinjuku.

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Some music in Shinjuku’s south exit.

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Finding my way.

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Inside my train.

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Finally arrived! Notice my tired face and my 25 hours beard.

15 Replies to “25 hours travel”

  1. Yeah, jetlag isn’t nice.
    During my trip to japan the plane left at afternoon (local time) and arrived to Japan in the morning (local time). I could barely get an hour of proper sleep during flight so I was pretty dead in the evening of arrival day.

    And we used Limousine bus to travel to/from Airport. Although I’d prefer trains, the bus took us straight to our hotel entrance.

    Let me quess, 2nd last picture is taken inside Odakyu line Shinjuku terminal.

  2. Hey, love your site…

    What kind of camera are you using again?
    D40? what lense? I think you said 200mm…

    what lense do you take these pics with and most of the time?

  3. I think you looked good in the last pic Hector. Most people look like they got done fighting Bob Sapp after they come out of a 25 hour trip.

  4. It took me a week to readjust to EST time here in the united state after coming home from Japan. Nothing like sleeping from 4PM to 2AM and feeling fully refreshed.

  5. I have done the same thing just one week ago, but from Paris. 😉 So I had the chance to take a direct flight.

    What was your plane? It seems nicer than everything I had with Air France. 🙁

    I must say that I am a bit amazed that you can take pictures in the train or in a crowded station. I can’t do this. I always feel that I am intruding the privacy of the people. (even if it’s a public place)

    Which camera did you use?

  6. That was fantastic! I work online all day long and that presentation really made me sit up and say Wow!.

    I’ve done that trip (Europe-Asia; N.America-Asia) so many times… your pictorial really rang true.

    One thing. What camera/lens did you use?

  7. wow man, do you speak spanish, english, japanese and maybe french?

    you couldve taken more pics, but it was cool enough

  8. “The ancient Briton, in his coracle, viewing the Atlantic ocean, saw a barrier he could never pass. The 19th century saw ships that could pass this barrier in days, the 20th saw aeroplanes that could pass it in hours. Men kept building, science kept learning. Soon Karachi was closer to London than Brighton had been in the days of stage coaches, soon a man could circle the world at a thousand miles an hour, a thousand miles an hour became slowness and still science strode on…”

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