The Westin Osaka
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... up very quickly. I don't think I'll every be able to go back to sitting on a cold toilet seat!
We made our way to the gym on foot. It is about a three minute walk, past a beautiful shrine. I met some of the school staff and coaches at the gym and watched the competitive boys and girls train for a little. When we first walked into the gym, ALL of the athletes ran over to us, bowed and then continued their training. They seem to do this whenever a coach walks into the ...
... the shops which actually was easier said than done. All the shops had queues to get into! We took around 15 minutes to queue for the main shop which was slightly disappointing as it was all exactly the same merchandise. Nothing that said Harry potter in Japanese or said Harry Potter Land Osaka. The only item in the shop that had Japanese writing was the book collection which was available by the cashier. We did buy a very cool biscuit tin as it did say grand opening on it and this ...
... like to order. I placed my order and as the lady thanked me for my visit my ears nearly began to bleed. Thankfully i got away in time and the buzzing in my ears is almost gone. :-P After that it was time to take the subway to the Kaiyukan aquarium. This one had the second largest tank in Japan with amongs other things, a 6 meter long whale shark in it. The tank was placed centrally and it had smaller pacific-region themed tanks built around it. As ...
... at the office, teachers will add their classes to my schedule. Today, Kibayashi wanted me to attend two of his classes so I thought that was fine, but then he said he was very busy so he wanted me to take the classes on my own! Understandably, I was a bit shocked. Firstly because up until now, I had only assisted in teaching by helping some students with their answers and reading passages and words so they can hear what ...
Tuesday, July 2nd: Today we visited Nara, outside Kyoto. Nara was the capital of Japan between 710-784 and lent its name to the Nara period. We went there to see the deer that are roaming free is a large part of Nara. Eight temples, shrines and ruins in Nara, collectively with the Kasugayama primeval forest form "Historic monuments of ancient Nara", a UNESCO world heritage site.
According to the legendary history ...