Toyoko Inn Kiryueki Minamiguchi
Travel Blogs from Kiryu
... time and feel confident that the more time I spend throwing it to the catch, the easier it will become. For now, it feels great to have a bigger role and a bigger trick in the show, and come next city our schedule is going to require it. We are facing a heavy schedule and Harmony and Kyla are going to need to take breaks from their workload of three tricks each. Having my extra trick in the show will allow them that luxury.
I included ...
... has all been a classic case of taking one step back in order to take two steps forward. Not very glamorous work during the process, however achieving the desired results will propel me to the next level of flying. The shows have been wonderful. It is by no means an easy feat to get up and perform every day. The act of doing so demands nothing short of 110%....every time....no matter what you feel like. My teammate, Harmony, told me of a trick ...
... on the American government to thank for that). We had to leave the bullet train at one small town to pick up the regular train on the Nikko line and just missed our next train so we had an hour's wait until the next one. I am so glad we had this wait because here we had one of those travel moments you just have to love.
We were hungry and the station had these tiny little family owned restaurants that seat maybe 5-10 people at a time. ...
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 ...