Travel Blogs from Tsumagoi-mura
... Here, we took 3 lifts to finally get to the top of this mountain. We climbed (LITERALLY) on wooden planks and stairs for about 3 hours. We stopped to have lunch. Rice balls and other little snack items. Carolyn and I rocked out some CMU and Tigers gear. We saw some amazing views and even got to have a snow ball fight in the snow!! I felt like I was on an episode of the Bachelorette as we were trucking by rainfalls, then playing in snow and then seeing exotic flowers- all ...
... variations there are. These kids made it look like it should be an Olympic sport.
We toured the various clubs and tried some more Kandama, also made origami butterfly.
I learned today that Nagano City has 50 ES, 25 MS, 10 HS, 1 university.
After school I mailed 3 postcards (it cost $2.10 US to mail all 3) and I was gifted 2 tubes of this awesome anti-bug itch cream. Its like a miracle cream.
... the Japanese characters. ( I need to ask again the proper name of this). There were two students (brothers) at the school today that are from America. They come to Japan every summer for a month and they come to school and learn because there is nothing else to do. Its optional for them.
We then presented to another class. This teacher had been to Clearwater and met our mayor. He also had a countryside high school shirt on (my MS ...
... song. Only thing I remember from it was "tiki tiki tiki" sounded like the birds from the "Tiki room" at Magic Kingdom. Then off to the next room where the kids sang "Let it Go" and danced to techno music with bright neon green gloves on. We also played with some spinney toy here (I made it in girl scouts) and I received to 2 Roses made by origami.
Because it was such ...
... have all you can drink and eat for 2 hours here in Japan in some restaurants.
We got out of school early and did some shopping in the city. Well Allyce mostly shopped and I just looked. Never been a big shopper.
Tonight was the Japanese flower arrangement class at the community center. It had the same teacher from the class on Friday at the school. These flowers were much nicer and my flowers were gifted to me ...