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Today we went to Matusiro ES. It shares some of its space with the Samurai house that I went to on July 1. This school was very organized and excited for our visit.
The school was rebuilt 2 years ago. The city spent lots of money on it we were told. You could tell by the beautiful wood building material. It also had existed as a school for I think they said 150 years. What a history.
First we presented about ...
... 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 ...
... song. Only thing I remember from it was "tiki tiki tiki" sounded like the birds from the "Tiki room" at Magic Kingdom. Then off to the next room where the kids sang "Let it Go" and danced to techno music with bright neon green gloves on. We also played with some spinney toy here (I made it in girl scouts) and I received to 2 Roses made by origami.
Because it was such ...
... have all you can drink and eat for 2 hours here in Japan in some restaurants.
We got out of school early and did some shopping in the city. Well Allyce mostly shopped and I just looked. Never been a big shopper.
Tonight was the Japanese flower arrangement class at the community center. It had the same teacher from the class on Friday at the school. These flowers were much nicer and my flowers were gifted to me ...
Today was one of my favorite days! I started poorly at 2:30 am when I woke up feeling like i had to puke. Thank goodness I brought "Whenever Bars" with me. I ate one and had some water and felt a little better.
Today we went Mountain hiking. We were in the Japan Alps hiking Hakuba Mountain. We had to take 3 gondolas up to a high spot in the mountains before we even began hiking. It was a cloudy day on and off but wonderful none ...