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May 14, 2009 - Travels and first day in Ueda, Nagano-kin

Hiroki, who has been traveling home to Yokohama each day, had forgotten the sandwich breakfast that Sadae had bought for him. We were going to be in UEDA, Nagano-kin for the next three days, we figured we’d better eat the sandwiches which had Mayo. So we ate Hiroki’s egg salad sandwiches for breakfast. Hiroki came to the condo at 11:00 am. We walked to the subway and took it several stops to the Bullet (Shinkansen) Train Station. We were able to get the 11:50 train to Ueda. While we waited we bought lunch at a lunch stand to take on the...

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Jul 7, 2007 - Nagano July 7-8

I spent the weekend in Nagano with Satoru's girlfriend and parents. Satoru's folks own Earthworks, a studio in Ueda City, Nagano prefecture. We spent Saturday wandering around Ueda and taking in some temples before having a small dinner party at Satoru's house. Sunday we played in a 3 on 3 basketball tournament at Satoru's old high school where we went 1-1. Afterwards we dined on ramen noodles before going to a ryokan (Japanese inn) for an onsen (hot spring) soak and a 10-course meal consisting of raw fugu (blowfish).

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Japan 2007