Takasaki Ekimae Plaza Hotel

4 Torimachi, Takasaki, Gunma, Kanto, 370-0053 , Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located in the Takasaki Station area of Takasaki.
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    Travel Blogs from Takasaki

    Moving up through the ranks

    A travel blog entry by cynthiana.diane on Jun 08, 2014

    5 comments, 1 photo

    No longer the 'split girl'

    This past week brought a much anticipated breakthrough for me. I have a new trick in the show!

    In the trapeze nomenclature the term 'split girl' refers to the lowest level flyer in the troupe, almost always a female, who is hired because she is able to perform the most rudimentary trick in trapeze, the split. If likened to standard business practices it is an 'assistant' position. A great many female flyers start out ...

    Final days in Ota

    A travel blog entry by cynthiana.diane on Jun 04, 2014

    3 comments, 18 photos

    And so, my second city is drawing to a close. I've enjoyed Ota most for the time I've had to explore the area via bicycle. Once we got through the first 10 days, our schedule became quite easy, with one show and practice on weekdays, and three shows each weekend day. This left me with plenty of time to explore. As I mentioned before, the area to the north of Ota is mountainous. This has made for some very beautiful (and also challenging) rides. ...

    Old Kiryu

    A travel blog entry by juliannawells on May 29, 2014

    2 photos

    ... rooms, they didn't just change the sheets.
    They straightened our things, and even took loose change and arranged it by
    denomination.
    The sense of space and arrangement is very prominat here. I was speaking to
    one of the translators and he told me about how everyone had their own
    potted plants or small garden because how cramped the city is, and how that
    is how they keep a sense of nature.
    Today we will be doing a washi workshop and the sumi ...

    Exploring

    A travel blog entry by juliannawells on May 29, 2014

    3 photos

    ... even have little plastic flowers inside of them to make them more attractive. The light poles normally have some kind of decoration or chandelier.

    We were recommended to eat breakfast in the basement of a store called Mega. It is the largest store in Kiryu, and is kind of like their version of Walmart, but nicer. We wondered through it, noticing normally ordinary things but presented in a new way. The people must have thought ...

    On to the next city

    A travel blog entry by cynthiana.diane on May 08, 2014

    4 comments, 13 photos

    ... brings one closer to life. Nevertheless, no one ever wants these possibilities to become reality. Constant training on the part of the performers and extensive daily checks by riggers diminish the chances of injury. However, accidents do happen. In the end, at least for me, the joys far outweigh the risks. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the injured girls and their families. May they all make complete recoveries and take to the air once again.




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