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Monday, March 31, 2014
The Volendam was docked in Kobe when we awoke around 6:00 AM this morning.
We had finished packing and put our bags in the hall for transit pickup around 10:30 PM last night. Carol had packed her carryon bag before we went to dinner, but had left most of it for later. I did all my packing after dinner.
We ate dinner with six Australians who often travel together. They were a ...
... linen area and take fresh stuff. We thought we would have to buy pots but they lent us some. It seems they say they will "rent" you stuff when they mean they will lend it to you.
We walked down to Shibahara station and caught the monorail to Senri Chuo as we were told there we lots of shops, restaurants and supermarkets as well as Labi, which is similar to Yodobashi (electronics and cameras). We had to buy ...
... meeting the students. Oh boy are they "genki" (元気) and were all over me from the moment I arrived. Their English communication skills are amazing for their age (3-6). I'm so looking forward to teaching them. I observed K1 (my class from the new term) and K3 classes. In K3 they were being taught about the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to butterfly using those big words and they showed comprehension. I was amazed. Anyway ...
... alongside coach 7 people ...and away from any other areas which are for people to walk along ... all very sensible BUT ... also blowing one's note is 'reviled' whilst sniffing is not just acceptable but considered polite (I know some who would fit in well here) ... keep the stuff in don't let it out in public ... relates to all body excretions. If I smoked I am sure I would have come unstuck ...it is certainly forbidden on some streets ..it says so on the pavement. I do not think I ...
... for me getting lost for at least an hour each. That thing is huge including a food court, a shopping mall, several subway stations, another shopping mall (or maybe the same one from the other side) and a gazillion of other little businesses and food stalls. An amazing maze. The whole town is one in fact. So busy, confusing and messy, but so very well organized. There seem to be rules for everything and I don't know them I'm so in the wrong place ...