Hotel Mont Bien
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... br> We had heard about this so called onsen from past visitors but we really werent exactly sure what to expect. An onsen is a public bath where you sit at little vanities to bathe. After you have washed your hair/soaped up and rinsed off, you get to induldge in a 5 star assortment of jacuzzi baths. One of them had bubbles and jets, another had still water with hard streams coming down from two shower heads, it felt great on my neck and head. Another one had two chairs where ...
... br> 3rd juggling
4th Origami folding of warrior hat
5th demonstration of Kendell (judo Kendell/stick fighting like fencing) We were allowed to hit a child on the head with the stick. He had a hamlet on. I swear. I felt guilty. (when I get home to the states I will post pictures).
Then back to school for a little break. we then presented to a small class and then they showed us jump rope. I did not realize ...
... there for HS). His english was great and our ALT said he learned it from watching American Basketball and listening to the commentary.
Allyce and I got to clean today. We got on our hands and knees and helped some girls wipe down the floor. Also to clean we got out own bandana to wear. (I'll have to edit this later and tell you what the characters on mine meant, it's fitting for me.)
After cleaning time as 800 students in ...
... 4 small groups of about 40 kids then one large group of about 100 kids. (5 groups total) We were also split up for a little bit. Me without the interperter and put with teachers that spoke no english what so ever. I think they mixed Allyce and I up. Her teachers spoke some english and she had the interperter.
My first individual group preformend the Katamea and sang ...
... He is from New Zealand and was a teacher in New Zealand. It also blew my mind when he said that students touch him all the time boys and girls and they touch where every they feel like it. (yes that includes private parts) I would not be happy. Touching my hair is ok, other body parts, not so much. We also made plans with Mr. D to have a drinking night out in Japan. Can't leave without checking out the local scene a ...
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting