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... than our Japanese!--and have expressed deep emotions. We have seen people cry when they pray, men unable to go on for several minutes as they consider what God has done for them. They have sung songs of welcome and good-bye to us. They have clapped when we arrive and waved with both hands as we leave. They have taken whole weekends to be with us in many meetings, meals, and then time off work to take us sightseeing. Women whose names I never knew ...
... night progressed, other fellow travellers staying at the hostel joined us, one by one, until we were playing with 8 people. After a couple of hours of playing I called it a night and headed off to bed. Nagano was a lot more fun than we expected - on the way over to Nagano we were discussing how staying at Nagano for one night was might be a mistake and on the way out we were describing it as a hidden gem.
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The forward was quite uneventful, we could book for most of the trains until we had to change crossing the Japanese Alps. Here no reservation was possible and we were standing for 2 hours in a train packed with people
Arriving in Ouzo we has to walk quite a bit and it was not very inspiring. The town is very americanized with shopping malls and the ...
... 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.
... the Japanese characters. ( I need to ask again the proper name of this). There were two students (brothers) at the school today that are from America. They come to Japan every summer for a month and they come to school and learn because there is nothing else to do. Its optional for them.
We then presented to another class. This teacher had been to Clearwater and met our mayor. He also had a countryside high school shirt on (my MS ...