Travel Blogs from Kitashiobara-mura
... Fukushima. Kameda Sensei's and Ara Sensei are the English and Music teachers at Jess's high school. They treated us to a magnificent spread. It was a degustation taste of about 11 dishes. They were all very tasty. They finished off with a sweet consisting of a pile of pancakes with cream cheese and Ice Cream and a chocolate sign saying Happy 40th Anniversary. It was a fabulous ...
... knew is stuff and with very little effort and simple tools quickly turned a lump of wood into a smooth finished product. Matsushima was impacted by the tsunami and there were photos of the damage and a memorial mark showing the height reached by the water. We returned to Sendai, which is a vibrant city with a lovely mall and plenty of shops. Jude and Jess did some window shopping at Gucci. We found a good place ...
... and the rest of the staff and students who were on their lunch break. The staff were all very friendly and full of praise for Jess's work with the kids. The kids were typical Y7 to Y9 some cheeky, some shy. They all practiced their English on us which was fun. The Primary school was having an opens day for parents, so we were able to see the classes in action. It is a small school for the children of Namie who have not moved away to other parts of Japan. The staff seem ...
We had an interesting start to the day. I set off for an early morning dip in the Onsen and was about to enter what had been the men's bathroom the night before when I noticed a pink curtain across the door. A quick revision of my Kanji indicated that overnight the men had become women. After looking around for the candid camera crew, I beat a hasty retreat to the door behind the blue curtain. Mum and Jess arrived a short time later and nearly freaked out thinking Dad ...
... bath in a garden setting, very relaxing. After our bath we dressed in Yukatta and went to a private dining room were we had a magnificent meal of about 11 dishes, starting with sushimi and working our way through soups, tasting plates, small cutlets, Mochica and strawberries ( and that's only what I can remember). As the Japanese say it was oishi (delicious) and a great introduction to our ...
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