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... of students, one teacher, etc. But of course these students are blind, and many of them are also mentally disabled so they require much more one-on-one help. As we walked down the corridors, I saw the classes. The rooms are very small - a 'home room' class will have anywhere from a single student to three or four. Each student has their own personal teacher-aid.
I met some other kids on the way to Saki's home room, some ...
... very appetising.
Tried to find our way back to the train station but got a bit lost as the buildings are all so tall it's hard to work out where you are. We asked a couple of young girls the way, they didn't really know but walked all the way with us and we found it. So sweet!
Uno - Peter won
Mensch - I won
... find the tram to take us to our next stop. In Sapporo, we only have 3 subway lines and 1 main train company. Osaka has many more choices of transportation and we're not used to having to navigate through so much. Thankfully we finally made our way to the tram and we were off to something new for Christopher and me, Sumiyoshi-Taisya Grand Shrine. Before entering, there is a large bridge to cross over, which was very beautiful and made for some nice pictures with ...
... Sunday 23 December
Checkout of Osaka today. The highlight
was sending our ski bag onto Nozawa Onsen for only $15!!! I'm not
sure if the concierge underestimated its size (probably) or its
weight (almost definitely) but I don't understand how it is possible
for the Takhubin service to be profitable. In any case, we felt a
whole lot lighter leaving Shin Osaka! Bought a delicious mannaken
waffle from the station before catching our train.
... here still wear Kimonos and walk the streets. There are a lot of little cool shops selling unique trinkets, clothes, and accessories that are scattered throughout the city. You can walk the city all day long if you wanted to and would be constantly entertained by the sights, people, and beauty. I wish we could stay here longer.
Our time spent here in Kyoto was mainly to see family and friends. On our first night, ...