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... trains right up to the shinkansen on exhibition... well, at least the front bit of the shinkansen. Most were interactive and you could enter most of the carriages. There was a large turntable in the centre of the room which demonstrated the way they rotated the trains. Unfortunately, we were on the third floor when it started and by the time we made it down, we had just missed it.
There was a large model train ...
... tall and completely surrounded by the netting that you find at driving ranges that are next to the freeway. They also had targets painted on the netting which I thought was pretty cool. I am curious to see if they have to harness you in if you are using the 5th floor range since there can't be any sort of protective gate.
CoCo's: I saw a CoCo's diner in a Tokyo suburb. That is all.
... with sacks of potatoes. We laid them on the ground in a single layer to dry. The bags got flipped over after 5 days or so. After the potatoes began sprouting eyes we dumped the bags into more mini bulk bags so they could be taken to the fields and planted (yes, they plant potatoes in February!). It was a lot of labour and long days.
We spent a couple of fun days planting mushrooms as well which was a neat experience. We drilled holes into huge ...
Ok it's so, so late but I am going to try and write down what has happened so far... no doubt I'll miss heaps out and it may be months before I get to the actual living in Sapporo part of my story but hey, this is something!!
So Monday the 10th of January I left Perth and flew to Narita airport, Tokyo. I had an uneventful 4 hour stopover in Denpasar, Indonesia of which the most interesting thing that happened was I called Dad for about 5 minutes from an airport ...
... was this speed/reaction based card game which was quite fun (also the reason the blog is going up a bit late - expect it to happen again :p)
Apparently the prefecture north of us had a metre of snow today and lots of cars got trapped, but it was actually quite warm here/Mito. I STILL LIVE IN HOPE!
Meeting the mayor tomorrow and doing a tea ceremony as well. Will report back tomorrow. :)