Travel Blogs from Ashikaga
... learning, performing requires another, somewhat different set of muscles. Things like climbing the cable ladder several times a day (never been a big fan of these as they are hard work to climb), hanging off the riser holding the bar between tricks (I've got nice bruises on the crux of my arm) and just generally using every part of my body every single day takes some getting used to. I am greatly encouraged, however, as I can feel all but one especially ...
... use and flavors are largely unidentifiable, at least to me. Many of the produce items look tasty but I've very little idea how they are commonly used. When it comes to the dry goods, packaged items and even pre-cooked meals, the contents are all explained, very clearly, in great detail....in Japanese! While they may look appetizing (or not) I've very little idea of what is actually inside. Occasionally there will be pictures on the back with ...
... a bit more organized than in these pictures and will continue to become more comfortable as I am able to acquire additional storage items and shelves. My impression of Japan, particularly the Japanese people, thus far is very favorable. They are very friendly and polite and try their best to be helpful, even when a language barrier is present. My next step will to become more diligent in learning the language.
... is about 15 km from downtown Takasaki. This mountain is used for a cycling hill climb race every year. Here is an excerpt of a Canadian ex-pat in Japan that competed in last year's race.
As I had started at around 5:30 AM, it was just beginning to get bright and there was very little traffic on the roads. I had planned the route the day before and uploaded it to my ...
... to the Seibu-Ikebukuro Line at Tokorozawa, where I met up with Kira; and finally hopping onto the Seibu-Chichibu Line at Hanno, from which it's only two stops to Koma. All this took just a little over an hour.
As with all festivals that are held in places that otherwise don't get much traffic, we knew the crowd wouldn't lead us astray, so we followed it past vendors who had set up little stalls ...
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