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... of many wonders.
Next we climbed back up a very long series of stairs to another observation point. Sturdy fences kept us safe yet allowed us to cling to the rocky cliffs. Will couldn't stop giggling and exclaiming, "Up" as I scrambled to the highest vantage point. Both of us rewarded with gorgeous vistas. Even though I was sweaty and my legs were shaking, I again thought how much I missed standing on a ...
... done no research prior to arrival. Therefore, I believe finding and deciding on a home halfway across the world in such a short time is a pretty major accomplishment. We got our drivers' license, picked out a car and are in the process of finalizing purchase and getting it registered. We've selected rugs for our house an d purchased an Armed Forces Network satellite. We've gotten library cards. Will is enrolled ...
... the positive side, bringing a suitcase of toys was definitely needed as we'll be in the Navy Lodge for the foreseeable future.
Feeling overwhelmed we took a break at lunch yesterday to slip off-base and set foot on what I consider to be true Japanese soil (or more accurately concrete). We didn't venture far but to a mall just outside the base. We feasted on a sushi lunch then walked through an amazing grocery store that made my mouth water despite my ...
... spoke with great reverence about this man.
Twenty years ago, the Smithsonian in Washington DC had a special exhibit of historical Japanese treasures. This portrait was among the items that traveled to and from the US. The monk told us that he went with it.
Before leaving, the monk showed us the traditional Japanese garden in the back of the shrine. One of Japan's most famous gardeners designed ...
Second day of training camp was as fun as the first. We got up at 8 (hungover and sleepdepraved from yesterdays partying) but in good spirits and hungry for breakfast. And yes, there was a whole lot of breakfast to be eaten. The japanese breakfast served at the hostel consisted of smoked fish, salad, bread, umebashi (sour pickled plum), natto, rice, bread, sausages, jelly, grilled salmon, squid, pickled seaweed, other pickled vegetables, omelette, ...
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