Taga Station Hotel
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... rest of the boar was later smoked and put into a cardboard box along with the other smoked things (whole fishes and squids).
We lived at the barn which included a wood stove for heat (not for the second story bedrooms though), a lot of raw meat laying around, a french guy, and one 20kg bag of rice that fed some of us three meals a day.
We met Hiroshi, Toshika's husband, one of the daughters, and the barn cat. Toshika explained that ...
... you were in another world. That was one of the things we loved was the random alleyways with bars and cool little shops all over the place. So training went on again for another week until Friday we had a mini-graduation ceremony and got our official pins/ name badges.
And then we went to karaoke.....
Which is why I'm so sick now. We went to an izakaya first (like tapas) and ate and drank a LOT. Then after much debate all went to karaoke which turned out to ...
... which was cool. Not quite Chiaki, but one of the conductors was 17 which is still amazing. Did I mention that there was a kotatsu at my host mothers sisters house ;D. (Jelly?)
The town that this was in was only about 60km away or something but its all through populated areas so it took aaages. The road there had one touge like section but there was traffic...
Dinner was soba and then ...
... roads and pathways winding between them. We didn’t see anything earth-shattering, but some really pretty parks, big beautiful trees and bamboo, and nice quiet temples and shrines. We also rode by an elementary school as it was letting out for the day. It’s always fun to see the kids, be stared at, and have them shout “hello!” practicing their English ...
... every since.
We went to Kasama twice in 2007, but both times it was dreary and rainy. This was a beautiful clear day (sandwiched in between several days of rain and gray skies, so a doubly nice day to get out), and we wanted to see it in the sunshine. Last time I went with my sister and brother-in-law in early November, there were some gorgeous chrysanthemum displays. This time we were a bit disappointed because, while there were ...
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