Hotel Omiya

1-1-18 Sokei, Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku, 027-0024, Japan | Hotel
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Heading Home

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... sword, about as close as I could get to the real thing. (I love this sort of stuff, what can I say?)

After Asakusa, Mr. Sasaki and Mrs. Sasaki dropped us off at the airport quite early, so we had lots of time to kill. From there, we checked in and split up, where I got a few interesting Japanese snacks to bring ...

Tokyo

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... Kinda wish they had that here.)

Once we finished up at China Town, we went out to the port at Yokohama and saw all the ships and everything docked there. Most interesting was a historical boat, that used to transport many Japanese immigrants to various places in South America after World War II, when people wanted to get away in hopes of a better future.

The rest of the afternoon was spent doing some ...

Seagulls Are the Same in Every Country

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... wrapped up and I was taken home to the Obas who, as a treat, took me out to dinner at a restaurant called Coco's, for some good ol' American food...Japanese style! I had a lot of fun there, and it was kind of interesting, spotting the differences in food they offered there as opposed to here in America.

I spent a great last evening with them and prepared to head out to Tokyo the next ...

Tsunami Scenes

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On Tuesday, we started off the day by heading to the comic book museum! This was incredibly fun for me, as I'm so into manga and comics, and I had a blast! While I was unfamiliar with the work of the museum's featured artist, I did know some about the special exhibit over Neon Genesis Evangelion, and greatly enjoyed everything about the museum.

After the comics, we headed over to the central fire ...

Earthquakes Get Old, Fast

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... taiko drummers perform and then talking and meeting with other girls around my age. I loved listening to their questions, but my favorite, by far, had to be this:

After much prompting from two high school girls' former English teacher to ask a question the result was:

"Do you...like...Johnny Depp?"

Cue facepalm from the teacher (a Canadian of Japanese descent) and a round of laughter from me! (And the answer was yes, naturally.)

I had a great time at the ...

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This hotel, located on 1-1-18 Sokei, Miyako, is near Todogasaki.
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