Travel Blogs from Ueda
... unlimited bus access throughout the region. Potentially I could have bunked at Takayama for a few nights and explored the mountains further. Never mind that – onwards to Nagano!
- Tempura Shrimp Set
· Chicken ...
... and powerful.
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!!!!
... 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.
... sang for us. It was beautiful. The music teacher was so animated! Loved it! We received a gift of calligraphy from the class we worked with earlier, all sorts of words and phrases!
After work Allyce and go each bought a piece of chocolate cake with chocolate mouse and bananas. It was Delicious. We also went with Minori (daughter of her host) and got waffles with ice cream and toppings. Mine was with strawberry ice cream and mix ...
Today was the worse school visit so far. The principal is all about learning about other cultures but we were worked hard. We never received a break or offer of water. I don't mind speaking
about my school over and over again. It's what I'm here for and I
teach the same thing 6 times a day. However and chance to pee or drink
water would be nice.