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... variations there are. These kids made it look like it should be an Olympic sport.
We toured the various clubs and tried some more Kandama, also made origami butterfly.
I learned today that Nagano City has 50 ES, 25 MS, 10 HS, 1 university.
After school I mailed 3 postcards (it cost $2.10 US to mail all 3) and I was gifted 2 tubes of this awesome anti-bug itch cream. Its like a miracle cream.
... the Japanese characters. ( I need to ask again the proper name of this). There were two students (brothers) at the school today that are from America. They come to Japan every summer for a month and they come to school and learn because there is nothing else to do. Its optional for them.
We then presented to another class. This teacher had been to Clearwater and met our mayor. He also had a countryside high school shirt on (my MS ...
... 4 small groups of about 40 kids then one large group of about 100 kids. (5 groups total) We were also split up for a little bit. Me without the interperter and put with teachers that spoke no english what so ever. I think they mixed Allyce and I up. Her teachers spoke some english and she had the interperter.
My first individual group preformend the Katamea and sang ...
... He is from New Zealand and was a teacher in New Zealand. It also blew my mind when he said that students touch him all the time boys and girls and they touch where every they feel like it. (yes that includes private parts) I would not be happy. Touching my hair is ok, other body parts, not so much. We also made plans with Mr. D to have a drinking night out in Japan. Can't leave without checking out the local scene a ...
... Then outside to sit in a regular one. I was definitely a bit sensitive to the temperature. tried sitting in the sauna but couldn't handle it. Also Onsen we took a rest and I found a massage chair. What a great day. I slept really well that night.
Tonight she took me to get Udon Noddles! my favorite! I had tempura shrimp, sweet potato, lotus root.(like eating a carrot).
Today is the official halfway point of the trip!