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... so many different types of jellyfish. Some even flashed rainbow! Some were huge, while others were barely smaller than your finger. Liana and I stuck together through out the journey. Everyone else kept abandoning each other.
After we saw the sea lion do a show, we got ice cream. Haha you're probably thinking, why ice cream? Why not try something a little more exotic? Well my friends, I had strawberry ice cream with fried jellyfish on top! The jellyfish tasted ...
... and I bought a rice ball. I was so hungry.
When we finally arrived at the International Center, everyone was already there. We were late, but it didn't matter too much. No host families were there yet. Lainie and I convinced Jack to show us his 6 pack later.
When my host mom picked me up, we went home and had salmon, rice and a weird soup with a bunch of veggies,
Tomorrow, we go to the beach!
... further to this sea food shop right by the Sea of Japan. It stunk so badly I had to plug my nose. Carlene and I got ice cream. It was green tea mixed with vanilla. It was amazing. Then, we went to the deck where the dad was feeding all the seagulls peanuts. They all ate out of his hand and the birds would fly so low. They almost got tangled in my hair. Neither of us wanted to get pooped on so we ran inside. When we came back out, we threw peanuts at ...
... I had learned from his mistake. The noodles were very good and throughout the restaurant, everyone was slurping really loud. One guy was slurping so loud I couldn't hear across the table! After we finished eating, the mom got soft serve green tea ice cream. It was really good and I finished all of it.
My pants were soaking wet so we went back home and I quickly changed. We then went to an arcade.
My family and I went into a photo booth where the camera ...
... about it. We were then brought to a calligraphy class where we got to make post cards and glue paper onto the card and decorate it. After, we were told to write what it said on the sheet and I didn't know how to, but I tried. The brush strokes were really sloppy and poorly done. I sat next to Liana and she was the expert at it. All the students and teachers praised her copies of the characters and were very impressed. Liana said it was her first time doing ...