Travel Blogs from Hitachi
... food goes around and around, and you just grab what you want. The sushi is usually served two pieces per plate, and the plates are colour coded to signify price. We later stopped at the local tea merchants house, and he attempted to get us all drunk on cherry whiskey made in the Fukushima region of Japan, and sake made by the local high school kids. It was a very fun night.
We have a couple days in Tokyo to recuperate, next stop, South Korea!
... do plus the more obscure stuff liek Garth Marenghi and League of Gentlemen. Then Bree came along from QLD before we were met by our trainers. We met Eric (USA) just before we headed over to pick up the other bunch of trainees in the terminal. There was British, Americans and a Canadian there plus an Australian and an American to arrive at a later time.
So 10 of us headed back to the training house and chatted the whole way - despite massive jetlag (luckily i ...
... was this speed/reaction based card game which was quite fun (also the reason the blog is going up a bit late - expect it to happen again :p)
Apparently the prefecture north of us had a metre of snow today and lots of cars got trapped, but it was actually quite warm here/Mito. I STILL LIVE IN HOPE!
Meeting the mayor tomorrow and doing a tea ceremony as well. Will report back tomorrow. :)
Today we had a free day before Bernd's J-PARC shifts and before the late-season typhoon hits that’s bearing down on us … heavy rain in store the next 2-3 days. It has cooled off a lot, was cloudy, and there was a brisk wind, but it was still nice to get out and get some fresh air. We rode our bikes to other parts of town we hadn’t explored yet. We have a nice map ...
After visiting the shrine and chrysanthemum festival, we drove up to "Craft Hills Kasama". There’s a beautiful park with amazing sculptures. We especially enjoy the “Forest of Magician Clay” with life-sized fanciful sculptures to engage kids of all ages. We didn’t go through the Ibaraki Ceramic Arts Museum this time (except for the gift shop), but I highly recommend it. They have some beautiful ...
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