Hotel Hitachi Plaza
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... Our first few days of work consisted of filling many mini bulk bags (they hold 750kg) with 15kg bags of fertilizer. Another HelpEx volunteer came to stay for a couple of weeks, so that sped things up. He was also Canadian, from Quebec. We had to cook all his meals for him because he could not cook, but cooking was one of the more enjoyable things to do at the farm so we never minded too much.
The next week or so was spent filling up the ...
... have now discovered exactly what I paid for that call and let me say you should never ever under any circumstances call anyone from the airport... I won't admit exactly what it cost because I still can't believe it myself.
The meeting spot in the airport was luckily right next to the internet cafe so I amused myself on there while waiting for my fellow trainees to arrive. I met Emma first from NZ - who became my awesome roommate. She loves the same British comedy ...
... was this speed/reaction based card game which was quite fun (also the reason the blog is going up a bit late - expect it to happen again :p)
Apparently the prefecture north of us had a metre of snow today and lots of cars got trapped, but it was actually quite warm here/Mito. I STILL LIVE IN HOPE!
Meeting the mayor tomorrow and doing a tea ceremony as well. Will report back tomorrow. :)
Today we had a free day before Bernd's J-PARC shifts and before the late-season typhoon hits that’s bearing down on us … heavy rain in store the next 2-3 days. It has cooled off a lot, was cloudy, and there was a brisk wind, but it was still nice to get out and get some fresh air. We rode our bikes to other parts of town we hadn’t explored yet. We have a nice map ...
After visiting the shrine and chrysanthemum festival, we drove up to "Craft Hills Kasama". There’s a beautiful park with amazing sculptures. We especially enjoy the “Forest of Magician Clay” with life-sized fanciful sculptures to engage kids of all ages. We didn’t go through the Ibaraki Ceramic Arts Museum this time (except for the gift shop), but I highly recommend it. They have some beautiful ...
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