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... be found. We were very lucky to find a really good English-speaking assistant in the tourist bureau, and we were soon off to find our hotel and get ready for an afternoon of sightseeing.
Because the weather was sunny and warm, we left the backpacks at the hotel and headed off to find the bus for Matsue Castle, armed with our instructions from the tourist bureau.
The five-storey watch tower, standing on top of a hill, is still the focal ...
... the knees not being what they used to be!
We absolutely loved the house, with its enclosed verandah, screen walls and tatami mats on the floor. We even had our own little garden.
Kento thought Saigura village was over 200 years old, with the major occupation being fishing. Unfortunately, the village has lost many of its occupants, with many of the old houses empty, and it is mainly only old people living there. It is ...
Early start of the day, wake up call at 6am! It was pretty good to book train tickets the day before, otherwise we would be struggling with time!
Shinkansen to Okyama then JR Express train to Matsue - total travelling time just over 4 hours.
Despite the rainy weather we took of to explore the fishing town of Matsue, known as the water city - it lays between the sea of Japan and two lakes.
We have visited Matsue-jo, the original ...
... get appointed. Then it was our turn to give our speeches and introductions. Everyone did a fantastic job introducing themselves in Japanese! It was really interesting to see how quiet and respectful all the students were during the assembly. After a tour of the school, we took part in three English classes. The students were very friendly and tried their best to speak to us in English. ...
... be feeling better today. After the castle and some lunch at a bakery we walked around the castle moat for a bit, then caught a bus to the hundred yen shop. Lots of fun there! We caught another bus to the hotel and prepared to move to the school and host families. The students were feeling very apprehensive about their home stay, but they will be fine! We were greeted very warmly at the school - we were like ...
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