New Otani Inn Sapporo
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... they will invariably ask, “So, which school club did he/she join?” Upon entering school a student is made to join a club. However not all Japanese kids are made to join bukatsu; there are many who go the bunka-kei (cultural) route and join dokusho (literature appreciation) clubs and sado (tea ceremony) clubs. These clubs are not as demanding as bukatsu which shall be my focus today.
A student pretty much has to join a club. It's almost a given ...
... dislocation will occur again once it's already happened actually scares me and makes me feel uneasy. The thought of it popping out again actually makes me slightly queasy. I've never had anything that's caused such anxiety in me - well except for asking out a girl... It's going to be a long long time till I'm back to my former self and I can't really comprehend that thought now. In the back of my mind I've always had The Army and Royal Marines as a potential career path. I applied ...
... fun and making memories.
Tuesday I was able to go to Let's Talk at regular time, which I haven't been able to do for quite some time. Even though it was the anniversary of the March 11 earthquake, the topic was sumo wrestling. Some of the people said that the fights were fixed, so they no longer enjoyed watching them. One older gentleman said that he thought they should ban non-Japanese participants, but most of the other people jumped to say ...
... one this time and got his run in. We're not sure why people don't just erase their names from the waiting list if a machine becomes available that they're not signed up for, but it worked in Chris' favor since he got to get on one this time.
After showers we headed to the main part of the city to eat dinner out. I knew I wanted soup curry, one of my favorite Japanese foods, and I thought I knew where the restaurant we had seen was but we ended up having to do ...
... see any bears but there were plenty of deer, waterfalls spilling over the cliffs into the ocean. It was cold, the captain gave me a coat with the logo from the tour company and insisted that I keep it as a present. On the way back, I stood by myself on the top sun deck, cold but with the sun beaming on my face. I felt alive, a great adventure.
Four hours were gone in a flash. At the dock when I was disembarking, many of the crew gave me low bows and I received ...