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8 February 2013 – Day 49
Today we used the morning to go up the
cable car to Mt Moiwa. We didn't get the best views as the cloud
cover was pretty heavy, but we did see some guys skinning to the top
of the mountain and skiing down. Pretty awesome way to enjoy your
weekend! It was still …
6 February 2013 – Day 47
Today we said a sad goodbye to skiing
and left Niseko at around 10am for Sapporo. The bus ride to Sapporo
was crazy. We were in a blizzard pretty much the whole time and
couldn't see a thing! I tried to look out the window for the
avalanche barriers that are skied …
... end of the credits like Japanese people do, but we decided to be American and jump up and leave as soon as they started rolling, since we didn't want to have to pay for a taxi home and needed to catch the last subway train.
Saturday night we went to Gabriel and Sarah's for dinner. They also invited another American couple who Gabriel met through JET, the teaching program he works for. Sarah made delicious food, and even though I felt kind of icky from a cough ...
... say, I was shocked to hear that we would be eating fast food chicken for Christmas.
My friends were surprised I didn’t eat KFC for Christmas, and that I had never heard of the precious Christmas cake. After all the chicken is eaten, they eat a large cake similar to strawberry shortcake. When I think of Christmas dessert, I think of cobblers and gingerbread cookies, not sweet shortcake. They told me these ...
... in when I got here. I took a little catnap and before I knew it woke up in bustling Sapporo. It seemed a bit warmer than last week when I was through, maybe I was just more comfortable with this place. The hostel was on the other side of town, a guy at the bus station gave me a ride to that area. I opened the door, they smiled and remembered me and found me a room.
I felt home, understanding so much about Hokkaido, I had seen incredible parts of it and met ...