Travel Blogs from Myoko
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Other points that I will have to write in the next blog include:
- all you can drink bar (2 hours) with New Zealand man and some of his friends......lol.......
- sparklers outside with Yuki and Haruto
- hearing the son speak for the first time!!
- testing out more toilet buttons
- my Tea Ceremony is tomorrow.....pretty excited about that
- only 8 days left of my journey! I can not believe it is coming to an end!!!!
... The sheet music the recreated themselves so that it was color coded to the bells so that you knew which bell to play when! I wish all sight reading was that easy.
After bells it was dessert time. We had this cornstarch/water/sugar paste covered in different items like red beans, sesame seeds, and what looked like grounded gramcrackers. It was another chewy texture and semi sweet.
Spent the rest of the ...
... Mine wasn`t too shabby, but it left me wanting to practice and perfect my caligraphy before leaving Japan. Another fun perk today was that after school hours we got to attend one of the club activities. Here, we attended the flower arrangement class where two elderly ladies showed us the ropes. Japanese flower arrangements are very different than ones in America. There are very few flowers, and the main idea is to stick the stem into a spiked plate that sits in ...
... with the Mayor. The house was just blocks from my house. Everyone there was from America or Great Britain! (20 people) It was nice to talk in complete sentences and have a few drinks. ( I tried a pineapple cocktail drink and grape fruit cocktail drink these were equal to having a Sminroff ice type drink back home) We had burgers and snack food. There were also these ...
... 2 pieces of nigiri (Fish on a ball of rice) and none of those fancy rolls like you get in the US. All plates were 108 yen or $1.08 US dollars. Also the fish was 'held in place' by a bit of wasabi. Sometimes the wasabi was too heavy and burned. Mr. Hoya actually had a coughing fit and watery eyes and nose from the intensity of one piece.
Earlier in the day I finally got ...
Other places to stay in Myoko
229-2 Suginosawa, Myoko | Pensionfrom $86
1394 Higashiakakura, Myoko | Pensionfrom $87
Akakura Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $86
Myokou Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $105
3178-406 Suginosawa, Myoko | Pensionfrom $159
Akakura Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $125
Myokou Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $73
Akakura Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $122
3078-1Suginosawa, Myoko | Pensionfrom $41
Myokou Onsen, Myoko | Pensionfrom $122
Higashi Akakura, Myoko | Pensionfrom $132