Traveling at 125 mph in comfort is a great ride. We took the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) north to Sendai from Tokyo. A 2 hour ride across the beautiful countryside. Includes some interview with team members. The typical cost for a 5 day ticket is $200 but that is for the Shinkansen and the regular commuter trains. Great deal available for foreigners only.
Our trip was to Ishinomaki. a costal city north of Sendai that lost 8000 people because of the tsunami. It was a week of relief ministry. We continue to return in support of a church plant.