TripAdvisor Reviews Opera Karuizawa
Travel Blogs from Karuizawa
... My host family eased my nerves by busting out the trusty ol maps and showing me on paper where everything was headed. My hostdad- Gigi....is pretty funny. Everyday when the weather comes on he sprints (literally the man can MOVE) and he writes down the forecasts in a journal. My hostmom says he journals the weather everyday and also writes in a diary. So sweet.
Not to anyone`s surprise but I have also been dealing with some foreign bugs lol........Something ...
... variations there are. These kids made it look like it should be an Olympic sport.
We toured the various clubs and tried some more Kandama, also made origami butterfly.
I learned today that Nagano City has 50 ES, 25 MS, 10 HS, 1 university.
After school I mailed 3 postcards (it cost $2.10 US to mail all 3) and I was gifted 2 tubes of this awesome anti-bug itch cream. Its like a miracle cream.
... sang for us. It was beautiful. The music teacher was so animated! Loved it! We received a gift of calligraphy from the class we worked with earlier, all sorts of words and phrases!
After work Allyce and go each bought a piece of chocolate cake with chocolate mouse and bananas. It was Delicious. We also went with Minori (daughter of her host) and got waffles with ice cream and toppings. Mine was with strawberry ice cream and mix ...
Today was the worse school visit so far. The principal is all about learning about other cultures but we were worked hard. We never received a break or offer of water. I don't mind speaking
about my school over and over again. It's what I'm here for and I
teach the same thing 6 times a day. However and chance to pee or drink
water would be nice.
Today we went to a Sanyo Junior High school. It was different kind of school day. First off they put a first year teacher in charge of us. That was not fair to her or us. Things were very unorganized. They expected us to know where to go from room to room without a map or schedule in front of us. Luckily the we had an ALT today. Mr. D. (Drew, Japanese have trouble with the R) and he saved us. Drew was a member of the 4th of ...