A taxi ride to the bus terminal at Yonago Station: 15 minutes.
A night bus to Hamamatsu-cho Bus Terminal in Tokyo: 10 hours.
A brief subway ride to Tokyo Station: 8 minutes.
A ride along the JR Line to Narita Airport: just over 1 hour.
An All Nippon Airways flight to Washington DC: 12 hours and 30 minutes.
A two-hour-and-forty-five-minute layover: 2 hours and 45 minutes.
A fifty-eight-minute flight to Philadelphia: 58 minutes.
And finally, a one-hour drive along the Atlantic City Expressway: 1 hour.
From door to door, just over 28 hours and 36 minutes. It’s quite a journey, but just imagine how long it would have taken 100 years ago… I don’t think I would have ever left the house.