It took the Harris family approximately one month to travel from Canada to Japan. As Milly’s diary entries attest to, much of the family’s vacation time was spent in transit. With several hours to a few nights spent on a train or many nights aboard a ship, it was necessary to find ways of passing the time while waiting to reach one’s destination. According to Milly’s diaries, some of her favourite travel pastimes include the following:
Milly standing with her camera.
Playing or Watching Games
A travelling writing case.