It was a really windy day, and it actually started raining on me on my way back home. So, wherever I tried to prop up the piece of wood, the wind would blow it over. It was tricky taking pictures in between gusts of wind.
Mando Mundo December 18th 2006 Not too much has been happening recently. It's gotten pretty cold here lately, so I think most people are just trying to keep warm inside their houses. Even though this area doesn't get as cold as what I'm used to back in West Virginia, it feels just as cold because of the lack of heating. There's no such thing as central heating here (at least not on this island), so everyone uses these small gas ... read more
Asia » Japan » Ehime » Ochi » Kamijima In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
My name is Jennie. I come from West Virginia state in the U.S. I just graduated college and headed off to Japan to teach English for an indefinite amount of time. This is my online blog I created, so that family, friends and anyone else can get the updates on what's going on over here in the Inland Sea.... full info