Hotel Wely Sumiyoshi
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... us for the last leg of our trip. It was actually thanks to them we are here at all as they booked Japan long before us as a weeks stopover on their trip to Europe. We decided only a couple of months ago to join them and tack on a week beforehand to make a decent holiday out of it.
We had a fun rendezvous in Tokyo. They were on the same Qantas overnight flight we took, but Alex messaged from the airport that they were delayed. ...
... into spontaneous applause a couple of times during the DTG performance.
After the slow the kids were treated like rock stars greeting the public in the lobby.
We returned to the hotel where there was a big reception party with food and dancing. I may or may not have had a little more yuzu sake.
The next morning the Hotel slaff at Mashikokan gave us a great send off complete with singing and signs and it was off to Tokyo!
... karate and archery demonstrations, and six activities to learn about Japanese culture and life, including calligraphy, Japanese candy, toys, and traditional green tea. This was an absolute riot, and both the Japanese children and our kids had a great time interacting with one another. More to come on the kindergarten as we returned the following day.
After a few days of site seeing it was time to get down to what has made the entire journey possible... Taiko!
We did make one more stop before City Hall (the site of the workshops and concert).
Mashiko is one of the most prestigious pottery centers in the world, and so we made a trip back to Togei Masse park, where our reception was held, as it is also the ...
Today we're going to continue practicing taiko with Eitetsu and his group. Yesterday we met the taiko group from Mashiko and got to play a little with them! They seemed pretty cool but they were younger than I had expected. Most were definitely younger than almost all of us. Anyway, we are going to have a workshop with Eitetsu and hopefully get to play with some of the Mashiko kids. We also plan on doing ...
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