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Travel Blogs from Maebashi
... position and work their way up through the ranks...or not....depending on their ambitions. Before I go further, let it be said that in all fairness even the position of split girl is not to be taken lightly. There is a lot more that goes on during performance than meets the eye of the audience. A trapeze team is exactly that, a team. A successful and engaging performance requires the full participation of all the members, not just the lead flyers. Also, many ...
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 morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...
... even have little plastic flowers inside of them to make them more attractive. The light poles normally have some kind of decoration or chandelier.
We were recommended to eat breakfast in the basement of a store called Mega. It is the largest store in Kiryu, and is kind of like their version of Walmart, but nicer. We wondered through it, noticing normally ordinary things but presented in a new way. The people must have thought ...
... the parking lot, while on the other hand I wished to relax and limit my activities ahead of another work week.
New city, new found freedom
Enter Ōta...and my new toy.
Ōta (太田市 Ōta-shi) is a city in eastern Gunma Prefecture. It is located 80 kilometers (50 mi) northwest of Tokyo. Ōta's leading industry is manufacturing and it is the home of the car manufacturer Subaru.Ōta covers about ...