Takasaki Urban Hotel
Travel Blogs from Takasaki
... injury and as a result has not wanted to hang for catches during practice. Since he was eager to have it in the show, he made an exception and decided to hang during one practice. The result was that we caught one, missed the three and presto!...it was in the show! Not! One catch in practice generally does not equate to a performance ready trick. But it was in the show anyway. I caught the first one and then proceeded to miss the next several attempts. It was ...
... this city and next is three weeks. Usually it is two. Since I haven't seen my family (except on Skype) for four months now, I am eager to take this chance to do so! Hopefully I'll get to spend some time with a good many of my friends as well!!
Lastly, for fun, I put together a short video showing a bit of what my traveling city looks like. Clearly, I will never have a career as a videographer but I hope you enjoy it anyway.
This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...
The ink workshop we had was very interesting. We had to paint Mount Fuji along with the master. The placement of the marks was very important with the ink. You were not trying to make long flowing beautiful lines. Instead the rougher they appeared the better. Thankfully we had practice paper. After painting twice, the Sensei asked me if I found it easy; apparently he thought I caught on fast because he told me he liked ...
... made for exploring on road and off....and the price was unbelievably low. I couldn't be happier.
Off the lot!
Now, many of my early mornings (before shows), afternoons (after shows) and days off have been and will continue to be spent exploring. Additionally, when my son comes to visit, he too will have the freedom to explore while I am working. Seeing Japan (or anywhere, for that matter) on two wheels is one of the best ways possible ...