Last additions - Aichi Expo 2005 愛・地球博
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Global House at Aichi Expo.Feb 16, 2009
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Feb 16, 2009
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Chubu Community (Shiga Pref.)Feb 16, 2009
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Night show at the Koi Pond. Snow monkey and swan.Feb 16, 2009
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Nagoya City Pavilion Earth Tower. The pavilion features a giant kaleidoscope on the ceiling and wall.Feb 16, 2009
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Hitachi Group PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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Chubu Community, a joint pavilion featuring central prefectures of Gifu, Shiga, Toyama, Shizuoka, etc.Feb 16, 2009
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Toyota Pavilion, the expo's most popular pavilion.Feb 16, 2009
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Restaurant serving imitation (but edible) locomoco. Locomoco is a popular dish from Hawaii with rice topped with a hamburger patty covered with sunny-side up egg.Feb 16, 2009
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Japan Pavilion Nagakute. This line represents a wait of about 140 min.Feb 16, 2009
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Mitsui-Toshiba Pavilion attendant at Aichi Expo.Feb 16, 2009
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Global HouseFeb 16, 2009
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The Philippines, very nice aroma inside the pavilion.Feb 16, 2009
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AustraliaFeb 16, 2009
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Gas Pavilion on left and Mountain of Dreams on right.Feb 16, 2009
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Global Common 6, an enclave of international pavilions.Feb 16, 2009
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South Pacific IslanderFeb 16, 2009
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Now for some Japanese pavilions. This is the Japan Pavilion Nagakute.Feb 16, 2009
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Cambodia, stone carving for sale.Feb 16, 2009
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Aichi Pavilion Nagakute (Highly recommended). The indoor show features a high-flying, acrobatic act.Feb 16, 2009
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LaosFeb 16, 2009
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IndonesiaFeb 16, 2009
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South Pacific IslandsFeb 16, 2009
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SingaporeFeb 16, 2009
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Japan Pavilion and Nagoya City Pavilion Earth TowerFeb 16, 2009
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South Pacific Islands
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PolandFeb 16, 2009
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AustraliaFeb 16, 2009
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The PhilippinesFeb 16, 2009
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Malaysian dancerFeb 16, 2009
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Vietnam PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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PolandFeb 16, 2009
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The Philippines (left) and Laos (right)Feb 16, 2009
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VietnamFeb 16, 2009
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MalaysiaFeb 16, 2009
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Czech Republic, another nice facade of wooden sticks.Feb 16, 2009
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CambodiaFeb 16, 2009
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Malaysian dancerFeb 16, 2009
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Malaysian dancers on outdoor mini stage.Feb 16, 2009
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UKFeb 16, 2009
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AustriaFeb 16, 2009
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PolandFeb 16, 2009
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IndiaFeb 16, 2009
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Switzerland (Kanji character for "mountain.")Feb 16, 2009
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Russian FederationFeb 16, 2009
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Poland (basket-like facade)Feb 16, 2009
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Waiting times (Germany is popular with 2-hour waiting time).Feb 16, 2009
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Czech RepublicFeb 16, 2009
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UK, a garden entrance path.Feb 16, 2009
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Italy (chocolate covered car)Feb 16, 2009
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BulgariaFeb 16, 2009
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ItalyFeb 16, 2009
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Nordic (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland)Feb 16, 2009
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NordicFeb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion Ben Franklin movie.Feb 16, 2009
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MexicoFeb 16, 2009
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TurkeyFeb 16, 2009
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Spain (nice facade)1 commentsFeb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion Featuring Ben Franklin.Feb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion display about flight.Feb 16, 2009
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BulgariaFeb 16, 2009
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CanadaFeb 16, 2009
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Posing outside the US Pavilion.Feb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion attendant on a Segway.Feb 16, 2009
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UN PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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US PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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Expo mascot goodsFeb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion display, Mars explorer replica.Feb 16, 2009
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National flagsFeb 16, 2009
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Official expo mascots, Kiccoro (smaller one) and MorizoFeb 16, 2009
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US Pavilion security check.Feb 16, 2009
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Rest stopFeb 16, 2009
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Aichi Expo attendantFeb 16, 2009
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Trash cans for every kind of trash, emphasizing recycling.Feb 16, 2009
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Talking robotFeb 16, 2009
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School girls on a school trip at Aichi ExpoFeb 16, 2009
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Gondola over the Expo PlazaFeb 16, 2009
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Global LoopFeb 16, 2009
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Global Loop elevated walkway. An elevated boardwalk called the Global Loop loops around the main part of the Nagakute site.Feb 16, 2009
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Wooden corridor near North gate.Feb 16, 2009
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Global House (mammoth display) in the distance. The road on the right is where you stand in line to obtain reservation tickets to enter the Global House.Feb 16, 2009
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Line to receive reservation tickets to enter Global House (mammoth display).Feb 16, 2009
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Battery-driven Global Tram (500 yen per ride). Transportation on the Global Loop.Feb 16, 2009
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Bicycle taxiFeb 16, 2009
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Line to receive reservation tickets to enter Toyota PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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Line to receive reservation tickets to enter Global House (mammoth display).Feb 16, 2009
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Gondola for Seto site. Besides the main Nagakute site, there's another smaller site at Seto accessible by gondola. I didn't think it was worth the wait to go to the smaller site.Feb 16, 2009
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Global Loop and gondolaFeb 16, 2009
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Crowds at corporate pavilions.Feb 16, 2009
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Line to board the gondola at the North Station. Better to board at the South Station which is much less crowded.Feb 16, 2009
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9:27 am: Arrived North Gate (view from Linimo tram)Feb 16, 2009
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Line to receive reservation tickets to enter Toyota Pavilion. This is where you line up to obtain a reservation ticket (seiri-ken) to enter the Toyota Pavilion.This is where you line up to obtain a reservation ticket (seiri-ken) to enter the Toyota Pavilion. You have to line up a few hours before they start distributing the tickets because the number of available tickets is limited. Once there are enough people standing in line, they refuse any more people to que up. When the time comes to give out the tickets, the line advances quickly and soon disappears.Feb 16, 2009
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Long line at the Hitachi Group Pavilion.Feb 16, 2009
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9:37 am: North Gate bottleneck for security check. Passed through by 9:45 am. Hardly a thorough check of your bags which also go through a metal detector machine. No bottled liquids allowed.Feb 16, 2009
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Waiting time: 110 minutesFeb 16, 2009
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Line to receive reservation tickets to enter Toyota PavilionFeb 16, 2009
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In front of the Nagoya pavilion at Aichi Expo.Feb 16, 2009
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9:01 am: Arrived JR Banpaku Yakusa Station from NagoyaFeb 16, 2009
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9:25 am: On the Linimo tram to the Expo siteFeb 16, 2009
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9:22 am: Que to board the Linimo tramFeb 16, 2009
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Pointer to Expo shuttle train at Nagoya Station.Feb 16, 2009
     
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