Thursday, September 4, 2014

Out and about

Living in Japan is thrilling. There’s usually something fun to do!

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Winter festival

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Cute characters

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This is a capsule hotel. You can sleep in a small pod just for you.

 

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The shinkansen (bullet train) goes so fast! It’s so fun to ride!

 

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Regular trains are fun as well.

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Riding bikes with friends is fun!

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Parades are exciting, too!

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Here’s the gym where you can go to exercise.

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In the spring and fall, swans travel through the area.

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How do you protect your skin from the sun? Many ladies in Japan use umbrellas on sunny days.

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In the winter, many people have to shovel snow.

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Maybe this person will have to shovel a lot!

 

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Bye, snow!

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At Christmastime, many people eat Christmas cake.

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These people are having a contest to see who can drink soda the fastest.

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Have you ever played tug-of-war?

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Which looks more fun – dancing or skiing? I like both!

2 comments:

Sharon said...

Wow! This post is packed with tons of great stuff to do in Japan. The festivals are marvelous as are the snow mounds and teeny tiny pod hotels.

Sharon said...

My students and I really admire the tea ceremony and the swans.