Travel Blogs from Maebashi
The Forward Over is an Intermediate/advanced level trick. It is a two part trick that involves first, mounting the top of the bar at the back of the swing (an 'uprise') followed by a front flip to the catcher at the top of the swing. I came to Japan with a Forward Over that was decent, safe to the net and that I had caught a few times. In terms of performance this translates as "Yeah, that's great. Let's keep working on that and see how it goes". Not ...
... nature. In many places, especially sacred
spaces, the trees are given supports instead of cutting them down. Some
temples are even designed to not impact the nature which already existed
there. Sometimes, instead of leveling the ground, the japanese simply curve
the temple upwards along the hill. In modern times, even here in Tokyo,
many people maintian their connection with nature by keeping small gardens
and potted ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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Other places to stay in Maebashi
2-18-14 Omotecho, Maebashi | 3 star hotelfrom $67
2-24-1 Omotecho, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $53
2-16-1 Honcho, Maebashi | 3 star hotelfrom $75
1-3-2 Honmachi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $72
3-24-1 Odomomachi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $50
3-9-1 Minamicho, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $62
1-8-3 Mikawacho, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $56
1-9-7 Otemachi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $95
3-12-2 Ishikuramachi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $64
612 Nishizenmachi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $89
4-14-1 Nishi Katakai-machi, Maebashi | Hotelfrom $79