Ota Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ota
... for management. Back to doing it as a dismount only. Fast forward to the end of this city. I have been doing this trick as a dismount, sometimes several times a day, for over a month now. During that time both my consistency and my confidence have grown. Again, the other day Daniel caught a couple in practice and, as of last week, it is back in the show. This time hopefully to stay (to date I'm three for three!). I believe I have benefited greatly from the ...
... everyone was getting tired of the go go go that we'd been doing all week and ready for some down time. We shopped for a few souvenirs for Rhonda and Shylo to take home to family, but mostly sat in the lovely lounge at the hotel and drank wine and ate french fries. Decadent and wonderful. We had a nice Thai dinner that night and then Shylo and I took a long walk around the neighborhood ...
... wait too long. The sushi was excellent and the best part was that while we were there a sumo wrestler came in to eat. He had to really squeeze to fit in but it was fun to eat next to him. After the market, we walked around a bit more but then I had to head back to go teach, so Rhonda and Shylo went on to visit an Onsen (public bath house) and do some shopping. They came back later that night completely wiped out, but happy about their day.
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... You can also find shrines inside of shopping malls. There are
vending machines and convenience stores on every street, as well as small
and large shrines.
Objects are also designed with the purpose of providing all amenities
in a small place. Toilets are built into sinks in hotel bathrooms. The
controls of the air conditioning and lights of the room are also built into
#2- Everything is in ...
... this city and next is three weeks. Usually it is two. Since I haven't seen my family (except on Skype) for four months now, I am eager to take this chance to do so! Hopefully I'll get to spend some time with a good many of my friends as well!!
Lastly, for fun, I put together a short video showing a bit of what my traveling city looks like. Clearly, I will never have a career as a videographer but I hope you enjoy it anyway.