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Travel Blogs from Takasaki
... position and work their way up through the ranks...or not....depending on their ambitions. Before I go further, let it be said that in all fairness even the position of split girl is not to be taken lightly. There is a lot more that goes on during performance than meets the eye of the audience. A trapeze team is exactly that, a team. A successful and engaging performance requires the full participation of all the members, not just the lead flyers. Also, many ...
And so, my second city is drawing to a close. I've enjoyed Ota most for the time I've had to explore the area via bicycle. Once we got through the first 10 days, our schedule became quite easy, with one show and practice on weekdays, and three shows each weekend day. This left me with plenty of time to explore. As I mentioned before, the area to the north of Ota is mountainous. This has made for some very beautiful (and also challenging) rides. ...
... rooms, they didn't just change the sheets.
They straightened our things, and even took loose change and arranged it by
The sense of space and arrangement is very prominat here. I was speaking to
one of the translators and he told me about how everyone had their own
potted plants or small garden because how cramped the city is, and how that
is how they keep a sense of nature.
Today we will be doing a washi workshop and the sumi ...
... much. He often stopped me from overworking as well.
After that we went out to eat at a place that people from Tokyo go to when they are in Kiryu because the noodles there are one of a kind in Japan. The noodles are flat, about 18 in long, and 6 inches across. They were created to reflect the textile industry of Kiryu.
Early to bed last night, to readjust. I was able to get about 8 hours of sleep, so I feel much better.
... tires and was somewhat worse for the wear in general, and the other, a (large) children's bike. Both were equally useful for trips to the store or other short jaunts and I was quite tempted to accept one of them since the price was right. However, what I really wanted was to to be able to do some distance riding. I've always enjoyed cycling as a physical activity, and with summer approaching....and so many roads to explore....well, you know the rest of ...