Hakuba Highland Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... day! I really REALLY wanted to see a bear on our trail. There were warning signs about the bears as we were ascending the mountains. We learned later on that people wear bells to scare away the bears, and lots of the climbers had bells so my dream of hugging a mountain bear were crushed. haha. I got to take pictures with stuffed bears though, so I guess that will suffice for now. Leaving the Mountain we were DEAD tired and ready for the next Japanese experience- the ...
... br> I miss my mattress (so does my neck, shoulders, and back)
I miss my family, dog ,and boyfriend in no special order.
I miss dryer fabric softener sheets. (air dry with a clothes line here)
My allergies are killing me, then add anti mosquito incense burner = death to nose.
I want a bacon cheese burger, my mom’s beef roll ups (contains bacon), and steak. Some Erma’s would be nice ...
... chat with my mom for the first time. I`ve had a hard time doing ANYTHING on my phone due to poor connection and the lack of wifi. However, today I was able to use my interpreters phone to make a phone call on skype. Talking to Momma for the first time in 12 days was soothing (regardless that I cried moments earlier when I thought I was never going to get a connection). Once I chatted with Mama, we were swooped off to the elementary school for the day. Here we ...
Happy 4th of July Everyone!
Today we went to Susobana ES. It was a large school of about 700 students. We were told schools aren't allowed to be much bigger than that. We presented to 3 different groups about our school. The first two groups had about 50 kids in the room. The last group had 100. That group of 100 got a bit over whelming to us, especially after ...
Today we went to Naganuma ES. This school was out in the country. They had their own orchard of cherry, plum, and apple trees. They grew their own sweet potatoes, corn, rice fields, and other veggies. The students plant and take care of their "mini" farm. This school also gets a lot the help and volunteers from the community. Very small school 100 students and 8 teachers. We ...
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