Travel Blogs from Ashikaga
The Forward Over is an Intermediate/advanced level trick. It is a two part trick that involves first, mounting the top of the bar at the back of the swing (an 'uprise') followed by a front flip to the catcher at the top of the swing. I came to Japan with a Forward Over that was decent, safe to the net and that I had caught a few times. In terms of performance this translates as "Yeah, that's great. Let's keep working on that and see how it goes". Not ...
... nightlife was happening. There were so many winding roads and cute bars and restaurants that we wanted to stop in all of them. Not being able to decide, we just kept going. Down a quiet alley we saw a strange sight- some odd sculptures including a giant horse with a lampshade over his head. As we went further to investigate, we realize it was this wonderful avant garde bar with strange ...
... Last time I was here, Shylo and I bought two knives for the two weddings we were attending that summer but not one for ourselves, so I knew that this time I really wanted a handmade knife. After our visit to town, Shylo and Rhonda had to rush off to visit a cousin in a nearby city. He is one of the few members of the family that remains close to Rhonda's mother and even came with all of us to Hawaii last summer. He is a nice man but his English is very weak so they ...
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. ...
... This is a subject I"m comfortable talking about, so that part was easy, but doing it in the most basic English I can think of is exhausting. It seems like every word needs to be considered or explained. But, overall it went well.
Anyway, this blog is really about my adventures cooking NM food with a group of 25 Japanese folks. They are part of the Salem/Kawagoe friendship society and regularly attend lectures or workshops that are offered as part of ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Wakasa Ashikaga
Other places to stay in Ashikaga
1-2688-1 Tori, Ashikaga | 3 star hotelfrom $86
4254-1 Minamicho, Ashikaga | Hotelfrom $51
2460 Horigome-cho, Ashikaga | 3 star hotelfrom $85
3-8-5 Ise-cho, Ashikaga | Hotelfrom $38
634 Tanakacho, Ashikaga | Hotelfrom $47
281-12 Kariyadocho, Ashikaga | Hotelfrom $48
56-5 Imafukucho, Ashikaga | Hotelfrom $44