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... about and even more we haven't seen. I think we could stay here for a month that we still couldn't see everything. A month? A year that's more like it!! Tokyo is so huge and undefined, so crazy and different within the city. The fashion is absolutely incredible and crazy, and after this week I almost love fashion again. For the last ...
We had a choice of Japanese or Western for breakfast. I went for the latter and was thankful for it as I just can't do rice for three meals a day. After breakfast we headed to the Morning Market. The market is located along the Miyagawa River, with many different vendors selling anything from fruit and vegetables to flowers. There was one man making some interesting sculptures and pictures out of wire. Takayama is also known for their Sarabobo dolls. The ...
... to the train station we had the opportunity to watch some of the bullet trains whip through the station. They travel at a speed of 270 kilometres per hour. We have taken a few of these trains and you don't realize how fast you are going when you are on it. Nevertheless, watching it travel through the station you get an appreciation of the speed. They are also so quiet compared to the regular trains. Today we only got to take one bullet train from Odawara to Nagoya for an ...
Here we go, short and sweet...in Gero aside from tending to the cattle and enjoying the antics of all the animals we spent quite a bit of time working on some construction. Using earth bag building techniques and under the strict observations of our hosts' teacher, we added on a few layers of the soon to be theater space for our host who was a professional puppeteer before taking on a farming career. It was hard ...
... but unfortunately it didn't have a single bit of information in English. But it was still really nice as we were able to actually sit down in the governors private quarters and look out at the garden and see the maids room and as well as others. We timed our trip here perfectly because as we were finishing up in our final room there was the announcement over the loudspeaker asking all guests to leave as it was closing at the very Takayama time of 5:30pm.
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