Travel Blogs from Matsue
... one of the biggest in Japan. You need to take your shoes off when exploring the wooden interiors of the castle and the exhibition halls.
We have strolled down the castle grounds, with cherry trees in bloom, walk around the samurai district and various shrines, temples and tea houses. We tried the local Izumo soba (buckwheat noodle) with spring onion, sea weed and some sauce with delicious duck soup and green tea - we have ate it in a ...
... get appointed. Then it was our turn to give our speeches and introductions. Everyone did a fantastic job introducing themselves in Japanese! It was really interesting to see how quiet and respectful all the students were during the assembly. After a tour of the school, we took part in three English classes. The students were very friendly and tried their best to speak to us in English. ...
This morning after a quick trip to the post office to stock up on some money we caught the Lakeline bus to the castle. The bus was a very cute old fashioned tram. The castle was incredible. We were so lucky to get there with the cherry blossoms in full bloom and a lovely warm sunny day. We even luckily saw a ninja there and had some photos taken. Saw another two weddings there too, people must love the photo ops with ...
... Japanese houses. When we arrived in matsue we walked to our hotel, with it's tiny rooms! We had to wait for a little while to get in but got in eventually. We headed back to the station for dinner and met up with Aida sensei and Iitsuka sensei and discussed plans for our visit to Kashima JHS. Don't know about anyone else, but the James family all had an early night for a ...
... flight to Seattle, no seats available
Sunday 1100am - went to immigration and got exit stamp
1400pm - roll call for flight going to Elmerdorf AB, Alaska. There were 50 plus seats available but was wiped out to zero seats. What a Bummer!!!
Monday 0400am - roll call for Travis. Got the 14th seat out 15. Lucky ******* I ...
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