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... been to Odaiba twice before with Shigeki. On our previous visit, Norzin and Shigeki had taken us to one of the restaurants there overlooking the water. There was a fake Statue of Liberty there. We could now tell people that we had diverted the course and went to New York as well.
From Odaiba, we took a long monorail ride back to Shinagawa. All in all, it had been a pretty long day. We didn't return to the hotel till 5.30pm.
... the two hour trip to Hitachiota city to visit civilization. We became experts at one of the arcade claw games in town (you move an arm around and try to grab stuffed toys, chocolates, and other prizes). We also visited the AEON grocery store, and perused the ice cream aisle every visit (there are no real slurpees in Japan, so ice cream is our backup).
Our hosts did take us out for a meal at Genki Sushi which is a chain of conveyor belt ...
... 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 ...