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Posts tagged ‘transportation’

Loads of mineral water arrived

I’m happy to report that express deliveries seem to be up and running fine here in Tokyo. Just now the doorbell rang and 48 bottles of Crystal Geyser mineral water I ordered just a few days ago arrived. So I’m practically swimming in mineral water here.


Sudden reduction of trains causes extreme overcrowded conditions

Because of emergency power cutbacks in the middle of rush hour Japan Railways cut the number of trains way back and they are extremely overcrowded.
It was so crowded my friend couldn’t get off the train at his stop and ended up being carried on to Chiba prefecture. He’s trying to get back from there to Tokyo now.


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