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Japan Summer Training Program - Jyotish Nair (M. Sc. LS AB student)

On the first day in Japan we took a bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo. I was surprised to see the clean, well-organized urban landscaping. Also, it was a quiet city even though it is considered as world's largest with 35 million people living within a 50km radius of the centre.

From Tokyo we took a bullet train and travelled to Kanazawa city. Next morning, the staff from Kanazawa university came to receive us from the hotel and we travelled to Kanazawa University by the university bus. There we had an inauguration and orientation ceremony about our whole summer program.

Then in the afternoon we went to UNU-IAS OUIK. After that we were free and explored Kanazawa station shops. On the next day, we moved to Shiramine village, more than an hour away by bus. Shiramine village was one of the most beautiful places we visite