Taga Station Hotel
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... upstairs had not been touched since the earthquake (almost a year ago), so we would stay at their house for the night and clean up the next day.
We did experience our first earthquakes in Japan. During the three weeks we were at the farm we experienced a dozen small earthquakes and tremors. Many of them were small, but a couple woke us up to the house shaking violently. We were able to capture the end of a small one on video which you can ...
... the sea and hitting Hokkaido - it was such a contrast to Omiya, everything was white. Landing in New Chitose airport was cool, there was a snowstorm heading towards the airport as we landed but luckily we missed it.
So there you go, a brief overview of my training weeks, 11th - 24th January! I will hopefully update a proper detailed post about the last 4 days of experiences in SNOWY Sapporo. I'll make this more detailed soon - at least I posted something, right??
... 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 ...
Kasama is a town about an hour inland from here. It is known for its pottery and its important Inari Shrine. Inari is the spirit of grains, productivity, and good business. The fox is considered the messenger of Inari, and so there are many stone foxes. Chrysanthemums are a big deal this time of year here in Japan, and many places have chrysanthemum festivals. Kasama held the very first chrysanthemum festival 103 years ago and has been ...
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