Japan Stories: Remnants of the Edo Period

The town of Hakone-Yumoto

The bullet train in Japan is a marvel of modern transportation. Known as the Shinkansen, if you’re not on it the second it’s planned to depart, you’ll be left behind. My friends and I were headed to Hakone, a region in the hills outside of Tokyo at the base of Mt. Fuji. With about five minutes to make our…

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