Onjuku Umino Hotel
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... when I arrived there was a pile of extra festival gear set aside for me. Moments after I walk through the door Dad is standing in the living room getting kitted up, complete with traffic control sash and whistle. This is serious local business, ha.
To give a basic run down of what the local festival involves, the town is split into the three main areas - downtown, midtown, uptown. Each area is assigned a portable shrine (think big flashy gold ...
... then got off at Oami. This would normally cost nearly Y1,500 one way, but since we're in the Seishun 18 Kippu period (Y11,500 for a ticket that grants five days of unlimited travel), we saved some money by sharing a ticket among four of us, with a day left over for a later journey. From Oami we took a bus for most of the rest of the way.
The bus driver was absolutely adorable. When we got off, just past the 7-11 that's a few blocks from ...
... school became noticeable. While the quake was really intense, I think the fact that we were outside prevented anybody from grasping the full magnitude of the earthquake and effect it had on what remained inside. Many female students began getting emotional, crying, and consoling each other, while the boys kept trying to stand up, thus getting frantically hollered at by the teachers to sit down.
Eventually the ground seized to an abrupt ...
... taught mostly by tapes and cd’s. Somehow, I always manage to make it through the lessons, but it can be quite stressful at times. My spontaneity and creativity has improved substantially since I’ve been in charge of these Elementary School classes. I’ll often be told when I walk into the classroom to teach a 45 minute lesson on the phrase “I like,” or “I want, or “I study.” When in a crunch, I have my ...
... Then....I scanned the horizon in search of kites. Sure enough about another 1.5 miles south along the beach there were two kites in the air so I knew I must be close. I continued on my quest, and coincidentally enough, the first person I met flying a kite was the kite surf shop owner who I had previously emailed. He speaks fluent English because he was a professional windsurfer and kite surfer on Maui for 7 years.