Travel Blogs from Chikuma
... it and started running after me!!! Part of it is caught on tape- I will have to post. Typical.
Once we were done playing with the snow monkeys it started POURING (the beginning of the typhoon effects). I carried Yuki down the entire mountain (about 50 minutes and very steep).......I was pretty tired but he held on tight as we ventured down in the pouring rain and tried not to slide down the mud/rocks.
Another weekend, Carolyn and I went to climb ...
... to two classes (combined) then we had a tour of the school. While we were touring the kid were getting ready in the Samurai house and buildings to present to us.
1st presentation: the Koyto again. I think I almost have that song memorized.
2nd. we were blind folded and had to make a face by being handed cut outs of eyes, ears, nose, mouth, eye brows. That was fun and I did a good job. (the kids said so, it must ...
... there for HS). His english was great and our ALT said he learned it from watching American Basketball and listening to the commentary.
Allyce and I got to clean today. We got on our hands and knees and helped some girls wipe down the floor. Also to clean we got out own bandana to wear. (I'll have to edit this later and tell you what the characters on mine meant, it's fitting for me.)
After cleaning time as 800 students in ...
... hot, humid and cranky day for us we asked to stop at McDonald's. It was delicious: 2 cheeseburgers fries and Oreo flurry. I ate the first burger so fast I got hiccups. I took a shower as soon as I got home so that I felt human again.
At dinner my host said "Because it is so hot and for our health we have beer tonight with dinner." My kind of lady and just what I needed.
... didn't have to pay. This activity reminded me of "Painting with a Twist" Same flowers but everyone looked different.
Today was the festival day in Japan and nothing was done at the school. Today's festival other schools have been preparing for. Apparently there is a couple that comes to see each other on this day, they travel from far distances and only see each other once a year. I would not be in that relationship.