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... two. The new line to the north of Omiya Station would be a light line and the heavy rail line would run to the south of the station.
The Museum has been rated as one of the best railway museums in the world. One of Owen's friends had helped set it up. The floor space given to this place is enormous. The exhibits date back to over a hundred and fifty years with the history of trains itself running back to 1860. There were ...
Final preps done and just relaxing today. Marc giving his last seminar. They are giving us a goodbye party this evening and heading home tomorrow. What a summer it has been and life changing too. I am now a Chiari Brain Surgery survivor, my year anniversary is tomorrow. I did it!!!!! Yeah. If I can conquer this I can conquer ANYTHING!!! Thank you Japan for giving me guidance, strength, courage, kindness and so much more. You will always have a special place in my ...
Yoko and her husband who have become close friends with us this summer picked us up early for day trip to Tokyo to see the sights and meet our dear friend Kazu's daughters (which we have not seen in 16 years.) During the train ride we talked a lot to our new friends as well as our last look at Japan. The Summer went so fast. I was getting emotional looking at the landscape ...
Making last minute preps for trip home. Organizing, laundry, extra food, etc. We are going to Tokyo tomorrow to Art Museum which has antiques and artifacts from region. We are also meeting with our dear friend Kazu's two daughters which we have not seen in 16 eyars. Last time we saw them they were in their teens and now beautiful young women. We can't wait to see them. I went to 7 eleven for my favorite, Sushi (I will definately miss the Sushi!!) The bugs on the trees make a noise ...
... So whilst my relationship with Japan has yielded many things for me I do not see myself living here long-term again in the near future. Liiiiitle bit of irony in there, but the realisation has been a long time coming! I'd just prefer to work within Aussie culture. And that's cool too.
I'm sure I just think about all this cultural identity stuff way more than your average person, but I truly believe it is at the core of everything we experience. And how amazing is that?!
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