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Today was my final day in japan so I decided to use the free bike rental token I'd been given by my hostel for staying for 3 nights. Although there isn't much of specific interest in Fukuoka I found that it was a great city to cycle around. It has a couple of nice parks, one of which has a huge lake in the middle and a small Japanese garden which were both ...
... gave him the advantage, however most of the time the shear mass of the larger(fatter) fighter overpowered his adversary(see picture). It was a great experience to see sumo wrestling in person as it is such a culturally interesting part of Japanese life and it was a good way to spend a day off my feet. Tomorrow I will be having a look around Fukuoka itself before heading on to Thailand on Wednesday ...
... how all the delicious food is made (from my dish-washing station at the end of the kitchen) and we even get to try a lot of it during staff meals and during events. The two weeks we spent here literally flew by and we helped to host a wedding and live music event during the last lunar eclipse! And since we loved the place so darn much we decided to spend another two weeks here as our last wwoof host in Japan.
At this point I am getting rather far behind in ...
... and heard about some of their many rituals and beliefs (bordering on superstition—many rituals are performed to keep the evil spirits away or to conjure blessings). This is indeed a different culture...diversity makes for a much more interesting world.
... in the shade as the hypocentre was drawing all the crowds.
Just to the north of the hypocentre laid the Nagasaki Peace Memorial Park. Shaded escalators led up to the park adjacent to a stairwell with flowers running through the middle. As the sun was out, we opted for the shaded route, saving our legs for the hike we would partake in later on. We reached the top where a fountain and a distant statue came into view. The park was arguably ...