Hotel Rivage Sapporo
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We made it! After a very long and uneventful flight from Adak we could see a glow in the distance that turned into street lights delineating the coast line that lead us to Sapporo airport. Our handler was waiting with paperwork already filled out and whisked us through customs and immigration to the hotel where we slept on a pillow combination new to me. One half is a large, flat rock (I think) tucked in a pillow case, the other half, which can be folded over on top of the ...
... should be allowed. We have been able to catch a few of the tournaments on T.V., but unless it's the summary, the actual match is really boring since it moves pretty slow. The wrestlers come out and they look like they are getting ready to fight, but then they both get back up and retreat to the side and go through the whole process many more times after that before the actual "fighting" begins, and that usually lasts a matter of seconds. ...
... After a late dinner we got a message from Sarah and headed down to their apartment to return a jacket and pair of pants I borrowed for skiing. We also were able to meet their brothers, who were feeling the affects of jet lag and were already all laying down for the night. We ended up staying and talking with Gabriel and Sarah but it didn't seem to bother the brothers, who were all fast asleep by the time we left.
Thursday was much like Wednesday, snow, work ...
... where I might find them and the remnants of their culture. She knew quite a bit about where I was going and what I was looking for, turned out she was a teacher back in Sapporo.
She told me that it was quite amazing I had made my way to this little town, independent western travelers like me were almost unknown here. People are always touched and amazed when you find their special little part of the world. She asked me to come with her, that she wanted me to see ...
... tune in tomorrow, same time, same place).
But yeh last few days haven`t been great. I treated myself to like $150 headphones and the reviews were amazing. Got them and oh my God they were the worst sound I’ve ever heard. Even worse than this:
They had no bass whatsoever. I could tell they weren`t broken because one reviewer said the bass was non-existent, but I just ignored him ...
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