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... see where different things happened. They had mannequins dressed up as the Shogun and other officials. There are waiting rooms, banquet halls and reception rooms. All decorated with beautiful Japanese artworks. We visit the woman’s quarters where the shogun would have his choice of beautiful young ladies to serve him!! Our guide spoke quite good English so it was easy to get an understanding of what life was like back then.
After the Nijo castle we visit ...
... It's various options of sushi fillings and the nori to make your own sushi wrap. We started with beers, then went to shandies (about 12 of them I believe), the we had wine followed by rum! In between the eating and drinking once outside got dark we went to play with fireworks. My first time with personal fireworks. I was surely excited and elated. After our mini fireworks we also saw some major ones in the distance beyond ...
... had. I was expecting Japan to be similar to China or Korea, but it was so different. It was a totally different world really, especially considering its a first world country and connected globally.
I had only 9 days so I had to move around quickly. I was in Tokyo, Fujiyoshida (near Mt. Fuji), Kyoto, and Nara. Tokyo was crazy. I knew going in that it was going to be ...
... Of course the news wasn't taken lightly by anyone. My boss sounded like he would kill me if he could, the teachers were in shock and visibly saddened (which made me feel so depressed) but a resignation isn't something you can easily take back so I had to stay course. Anyhow, the last day of school (yesterday) was quite filled with a mix of emotions. I had to make speeches and say goodbye to students and so on (I really don't like saying goodbye). Then in the evening the staff had ...
... 32 students the box was lightly shaken. Number 31 decided to give it the biggest shake ever of course which caused number 32 to almost not get to shake the box.
Afterwards we continued with the lesson asking "Is there a ... & Are there any ..." followed by the answer "Yes, there is/are OR No, there isn't/aren't". They got the point, but as I said in the beginning, ...
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