Travel Blogs from Maebashi
We awoke early to (newly upgraded) Typhoon Man-Yi raining down all around us. By the time we wanted to leave our place, it had become clear to me that no amount of umbrellas was going to make dragging a baby and all our luggage to the subway station survivable. So, to my amusement, I asked the desk guy if he could call a taxi. In complete shock, he …
We awoke a little early and spent some time reading until the ryokan's hot water turned on at 7:30. After a shower, wife shower, and baby shower, we headed out the door. Actually, you can't really leave our ryokan without the owner coming out of her area to greet and see you off for the day. She's nice.
We walked southeast toward the …
All that being said, here is what has actually happened. Another standard industry practice is that, the next trick a flyer is going to put in the show is the trick used as a dismount. As such, since my arrival, my trick in the show has been the shooting star and my dismount has been a forward over. About half way through the first city Daniel decided we should try to put the forward over in the show. Problem is, he's been struggling with ...
... this city and next is three weeks. Usually it is two. Since I haven't seen my family (except on Skype) for four months now, I am eager to take this chance to do so! Hopefully I'll get to spend some time with a good many of my friends as well!!
Lastly, for fun, I put together a short video showing a bit of what my traveling city looks like. Clearly, I will never have a career as a videographer but I hope you enjoy it anyway.
... rooms, they didn't just change the sheets.
They straightened our things, and even took loose change and arranged it by
The sense of space and arrangement is very prominat here. I was speaking to
one of the translators and he told me about how everyone had their own
potted plants or small garden because how cramped the city is, and how that
is how they keep a sense of nature.
Today we will be doing a washi workshop and the sumi ...