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May 18, 2010 - Niigata How Japanese Grand Parents Are Missing Part of the Fun

“Hi, could you tell me, is this a special phone number that I cannot call from my room?” I show the girl at the desk of the Niigata Chisun Hotel and Conference Center the brochure with the JAL national number for information about flight reservations. “One moment prease”, and she disappears behind the door, to come back with the manager. I repeat my question. He studies the number and then dials it from the phone in front of him. Listens attentively, pushes a number, listens again, another number, apparently he is in a menu that I wouldn‘t...

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Apr 17, 2008 - We meet up with Patty and Cheryl

Yuki and Rocky left the small town of Ogata with a plan of having a short ride, not finding what they wanted, the ride took them to Niigata a ride of 77 miles, the longest to date. Most of our time has not been together as a group, instead Rocky and Yuki go at their own pace as do Patty and Cheryl. On one of the recent outings we seemed to be passing each other on a regular basis. We took a few group pictures just to let you know that we are still speaking to each other and continue on to the north. A recent question asked about prices in...

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