TripAdvisor Reviews Hosonokan Hakuba-mura
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... on me and leaving me scratching and aching. But after some eventful trips to the drug store (for those who did not see my status...we forgot the translating device so it took 45mins and 8 people to decipher that I infact did NOT want vokda but needed rubbing alcohol annndddd that I needed anti bug bite cream...and not any bug snacks....) I am at peace for the time being with it all. If you need an idea of what this looks like, imagine a hello kitty bandaid about every ...
Today we went to Matusiro ES. It shares some of its space with the Samurai house that I went to on July 1. This school was very organized and excited for our visit.
The school was rebuilt 2 years ago. The city spent lots of money on it we were told. You could tell by the beautiful wood building material. It also had existed as a school for I think they said 150 years. What a history.
First we presented about ...
The rain from the Typhoon was approaching but by the time the typhoon hit is it was weak and just brought on light rain.
I have a great parking story to tell but this is too long of an entry. Let's just say I look like the world's best parker next to Japanese people. Also you know its bad when I have to explain to the person what to do. To the girls credit it had been 5 years since she last drove. (maybe should not be driving us)
... hot, humid and cranky day for us we asked to stop at McDonald's. It was delicious: 2 cheeseburgers fries and Oreo flurry. I ate the first burger so fast I got hiccups. I took a shower as soon as I got home so that I felt human again.
At dinner my host said "Because it is so hot and for our health we have beer tonight with dinner." My kind of lady and just what I needed.
... didn't have to pay. This activity reminded me of "Painting with a Twist" Same flowers but everyone looked different.
Today was the festival day in Japan and nothing was done at the school. Today's festival other schools have been preparing for. Apparently there is a couple that comes to see each other on this day, they travel from far distances and only see each other once a year. I would not be in that relationship.