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Posted August 1, 2006 by Jennifer Lam (Jenius) in Asia / North East
 
 

Day Six – Japan / Hong Kong

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Eejanaika - The new 4Dimensional roller coaster at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land

Eejanaika is the new steel 4th dimensional roller coaster, that was opened days before I had arrived in Japan. It supposedly translates to “ain’t it great”.

Mum and I at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land

Mum and I at the entrance of Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land

The Fujiyama roller coaster at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land

The Fujiyama roller coaster at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land when opened in July 1996 was the world’s tallest (at 78.9m) coaster, and also had the highest drop at 70m.

The ghost house at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land

The ghost house at Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land. This was super scary! There are REAL humans dressed as ghosts / freaks that literally grab and chase you!!! I’ve never ran faster…

Drink vending machines in Fuji-Q (Fujikyu) High Land, Japan

Japan is filled with vending machines for food, drinks, toys… you name it!

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase @ Mega Web, Tokyo

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase - LFA

The sexy Lexus LF-A concept

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase - LFA

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase

TOYOTA Universal Design Showcase

Giant ferris wheel at Palette Town, Odaiba Tokyo

Giant Ferris wheel at Palette Town, Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan

Venus Fort, Odaiba, Tokyo

Odaiba Venus Fort is a theme-park like shopping mall with a 18th century European street interior.

ferris wheel at night, in Odaiba Tokyo

Ferris wheel at night

The Rainbow bridge, Tokyo

The rainbow bridge, Tokyo
Related external sites:
Mega Web (Toyota & Lexus City Showcase, History Garage, Universal Design Showcase)
Fuji-Q High Land
Odaiba Venus Fort
JAL Places to See in Japan


Jennifer Lam (Jenius)

 
Jennifer is the founding blogger of I Ate My Way Through (originally, Jenius.com.au). Having grown up in a family where food was always at the centre of all celebrations, family events and milestones, Jen is obsessed with capturing irresistible flavours and stories from myriad cultures. A lover of the finer things in life, as well as cheap eats, her blogging ethos is all about empowering people to have good food and invigorating adventures - because life is too short for mediocre meals or dull travel. Her hobbies are breakfast, lunch and dinner. She's globally curious, passionate about female entrepreneurship, is a soy chai latte fanatic, and loves vintage, dressmaking and photography.