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Travel Blogs from Handa
... me, so we occupied ourselves with various diversions - reading, writing, blogging, watching a movie, etc. The flight was smooth and without incident. Once again we deplaned in Japan while the efficient Japanese cleaning crew redid the plane. The Nagoya airport is modern, clean and efficient - and they have restrooms and snacks in the gate area!
One point of humor - there are long walks from gate to gate in this part of the airport. I assume this is because ...
... group, but as we reached the end of the line we saw vacuums, buckets and cleaning supplies of all sorts. It was then we realized that this was the cleaning crew - maids if you will - who were going to 'swarm' the plane as soon as we were off and give it a total makeover - which they did! We went through another security check and waited in the international area for about another hour before getting back on the plane for the four hour flight to ...
Today we went off to Nagoya Castle. So far it has been my favorite and not just because the SAKURA ARE RUFFIANLY IN FULL BLOOM but it had a awesome layout and design. We also went to the palace but it had been rebuilt and was all new so it wasn't as good. The we went to a shrine that was deep in a park that was more like a forest. There I saw Miko-sans! Later we found another discount figure store where I went a bit nuts =P
Inter net is being a *****, pic will come tomorrow night.
... and then we were off to the bus to go to the Nankichi Museum (famous author from Handa Whose 100th birthday is this year) I enjoyed the car rides because us three students got to talk and also most of the people in the car spoke very good english! i really enjoyed talking with Angela who I later found out lived and Battle Creek and Knew 2 swimmers from Battle Creek Lake View High School who we swim agianst. we talked about the pool what i swim, dow high and then later in the Day ...
For breakfast we had a all sorts of things. milk, breads, fish, and fruit. It was all very good. after breakfast in between 7-8 both of the boys left for work. In Japan you have to be 18 to drive a car. Katsuya is 18 and so he takes sort of like a moped to work and Shoji bikes. My host mother asked me what I wanted to do today. she wrote down a list of things we could do and i chose. Of course i chose going to the pool! i thought what better way to get ...
Other places to stay in Handa
1-2 Kosei-cho, Handa | 3 star hotelfrom $56
1-50-8 Tenno-cho, Handa | 3 star hotelfrom $77
1-74 Koseicho, Handa | Hotelfrom $75
2-28 Showa-cho, Handa | Hotelfrom $55
9-141-2 Kamezakicho, Handa | 3 star hotelfrom $87