Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi
... on my arms, legs, ankles, feet and fingers. Pretty legit. People probably think I am nutzo but that`s fine by me!!!
This week I was able to have a coming to Jesus talk with my phone and it finally downloaded Skype completely after some sweet-talking. I talked to my mom and dad on there three times. The first time she could only hear my voice when I was using my hostmom daughter`s computer. The other time we had a ****** connection but she could see my face. Then ...
... 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.
Today was definitely a favorite school! (ALT Robert)
We started out playing in PE! We did some tumbling and played Japanese dodge ball. The rules here are a little different and I like them. Here you can start with 3 defenders on the outside, the defender surround the other team on their end of the court and can get people out. My big butt got me out of the game pretty early but I got to become a defender since I was out. You also can ...
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 ...