Hotel Alpha 1 Kashiwazaki
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Ten years have now passed since I first landed in Narita airport. I'll never forget the strange smells, sounds and sights that confronted me on that Shinkansen (bullet train) journey to my new home. Although Japan is a world away from my life now ...
... rice (and hence sake). When you approach the city you do get a feel for this. There are seemingly endless farms surrounding the city, which is different from the Osaka/Tokyo country side I have seen so far. Once you actually get into the city though, it is like most other urban Japanese areas - big flashing signs and heaps of people. I checked into a business hotel close to the station, then went about getting bus information. I wanted ...
... caused by earthquake, death for the locals is a reality that they have to get on with. After the funeral, the mess unfolds like scramble for inheritance. A few weeks after the funeral my mum reported on inheritance. "Zero", she said. "He left nothing for us." "How do you mean? He did not have any savings. We were expecting he would have something, but nothing at all. There was an insurance policy that he had had. Upon death Uncle ...
This weekend was fun too. Darcy and I went on a bit of a road trip with Steve (the driver), Shara, and Erin to Nagano ken to check out the snow monkeys. Very cool. There are these monkeys that live in the mountainous region of Joshin-Etsu Kogen National Park in Nagano ...
... beer!" (gotta love the friendly Japanese). They even gave us a lift home to Toyama in their bus so we didnt have to take the long and inconvenient train ride!*Bonus! Cons: - I decided to copy Darcy and go off a jump, but I didnt land it and smacked my tail bone on the icy slope!!!! I thought I'd be okay once the pain subsided...but the pain didn't.... so I had to be carted down the mountain by the Japanese Ski patrol in a ...
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