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I worked with Shun Sawada in 1995 teaching English at Niitsu High School and had the pleasure of meeting his lovely wife, Suzuyo, many times as she taught me Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. Such a beautiful home, delicious food and stunning Japanese garden and bonsai. A wonderful visit to Yahiko mountain and shrine and the seaside. A trip into Niigata city to Kobari Beach, Sea of Japan. Such kind ...
Ten years have now passed since I first landed in Narita airport. I'll never forget the strange smells, sounds and sights that confronted me on that Shinkansen (bullet train) journey to my new home. Although Japan is a world away from my life now ...
I left Matsumoto at about 9am and caught the train towards Niigata. The journey was very scenic (except during all the tunnels). I had to change trains at a few places, but I got to see a lot of towns that were still covered in snow. I went through Nagano (where the winter olympics were held in 98), and went past several ski fields. There was still plenty of snow, even though we are in spring now. Niigata is a more rural area, famous for ...
... My mind was focused on survival. For the rest of us, the atmosphere was informal, carefree and almost too jovial. The MC stood up and stopped the throng. He told us that grandfather was fond of his grandchildren and he wanted each of us to make a short speech. Totally unprepared for this, we did our best and made short speeches. Each of us went up to the altar and made a spontaneous speech. Afterwards we hit the gong with a wooden stick ...
... think things can get any worse there is some light in the dark. An ozzie living in this small alpine town ask us where we are going and gives us a life to the hostel...... We then head out for Japanese pizza..... pretty nice.... cool little bar, done in a mock Alpine style full of Japanese, freaky. The next day it is snowboarding, and it is cheap approx 35euro for ...
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