Onjuku Umino Hotel
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... have a lengthy enough history to do festivals the way they are done here, I am lucky enough to have had several hands on experiences with the excitement that is a Japanese local festival.
I arrive back at home in Anegasaki Chiba early on Saturday morning (ie. the annual town festival day). My host dad had vaguely mentioned to me months ago that I'd be more than welcome to participate like I had during my high school exchange (7 years ago...?!), and ...
Nothing says summer like a day at the beach, right? Ironically, the day we chose to go was one of the coolest ones so far this summer. Though we were glad for the heavily overcast sky, as it shielded us from the punishing sun, a few degrees warmer would have been ideal.
Getting to Shirasato Beach was an adventure in and of itself. From Kichijouji we took the Chuo line, switched to the Sobu at Ochanomizu, changed to the Sotobo Line at ...
... 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 ...
... my kite surfing gear. Now, in doing so, I was sacrificing not only valuable space, but also weight in my luggage. Fortunately it turned out to be a beneficial decision.
With extremely limited internet access when I first arrived, I charted out a route via Google Earth in order to find this shop. Then I set out on my Mama Chari (literal translation: Mother’s Bicycle). Finally after about 5 miles I hit ...