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... how they are learning English. The man who owns the kindergarten is also a monk who them took us to a nearby temple where we practiced meditation. That afternoon we all took a pottery class. Each of us were able the create 2 pieces of pottery. I have included a couple pictures of Jonah behind the wheel.
The next day while the kids were practicing taiko a group of chaperones were able to tour a sake brewery. This is a small brewery where ...
I'm falling a little behind with the blog so I'll let the pictures do the talking for this day. If you open up the pictures into a slide show you will find additional commentary for some of the pictures.
In brief, we started the day by visiting Terasawa, a workshop where taiko drums are manufactured.
After lunch we took a pottery ...
... will perform on the 20th. After Tenjin no Kai rehearsed their pieces, the two groups joined each other on stage to rehearse their joint piece. Check out the video below!
To be able to witness the cultural exchange among the students has truly been an honor and a privilege. Jonah and I are so fortunate to have this opportunity.
Today we're going to continue practicing taiko with Eitetsu and his group. Yesterday we met the taiko group from Mashiko and got to play a little with them! They seemed pretty cool but they were younger than I had expected. Most were definitely younger than almost all of us. Anyway, we are going to have a workshop with Eitetsu and hopefully get to play with some of the Mashiko kids. We also plan on doing ...
... salmon freak.
We then traveled by bus to Motegi station, where we took a steam locomotive ride to the town on Motegi. The steam locomotive is an old restored train which is only run on weekends. As we traveled, there were many locals along the route waiving and taking pictures of the train.
After lunch at the Twin Rings Montegi hotel, we visited the Twin Rings Montegi raceway. The raceway consists of a 1.55 mile oval, with a 3 mi road ...