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This morning we ate breakfast in our room which we had bought the night before, met in lobby at 8.30 and Akiko took us to Kenrokuen Garden very beautiful, we then went to see a porcelain pottery studio. Kutani Pottery Kosen Kiln number 3 pottery in Japan, from there to the ancient site of a Samurai House, this was really interesting, we all sat in the tea house and had green ...
... and having Anja there translating absolutely every word and explaining what was going on was truly amazing, so returned to a bed the diagnosis was I had a Kidney stone, so I was given some pain relief and had to wait until it took effect, feeling a little better it was time to get some paperwork and prescribed tablets to help dissolve the stone and some pain killers, a quick call to my insurance and they explained what paperwork would be required for a claim which ...
... how we each come from such different backgrounds and can so easily connect through mutually enjoyable activities. It was great fun!
The cherry blossoms ('Sakura') are in full bloom right now, and they are so delightful. They are all different shades, from white to pink, and fall to the ground like snow. They have a festival here called 'Hanami', which literally means Flower viewing, and they have a ...
On Wednesday, we headed back into Kyoto for a couple of hours as we'd booked tickets to see the Miyako Odori – the Spring Geisha dance - at Gion Corner.
This dance is twice yearly event designed for the Maiko – trainee Geisha – to show off the skills they have been learning throughout the year.
We thought we'd splash out and ...
... will be at various junior high and elementary schools in the region (unsure how many at this stage).
- I will be living in my very own cute Japanese "apartment", which is actually more like a shoe-box! Haha
- I will be paid approx 2,300,000 yen/month(approx. $2,480AUD) .
- Develop my Japanese speaking, reading and writing skills ...