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Adventures in Japan – Part 5

 Terry and PJ’s Adventures in Japan – May 2000

Thursday, June 1, 2000

Terry and I went to Kamakura to see some of the temples and the Great Buddha. The Great Buddha was huge, and it was easy to see why it is called the Great Buddha. When we were at one of the temples, four or five Japanese girls came up and started talking to us. They were around 13 or 14 years old, which is a giggly age in Japan, just like here. The girls had a school assignment that was a list of specific questions to ask if they saw anyone that might speak English.

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Adventures in Japan – Part 4

 Terry and PJ’s Adventures in Japan – May 2000

Saturday, May 27, 2000

Terry and I were to take a bus to Mount Asahidake, which is the second tallest mountain in Japan. We had a misunderstanding about the departure time, and missed the bus. The owner actually went out of his way to drive us to the mountain and pick us up later that day. He spent about 2 hours driving, due to the language barrier. We tried to pay him, but he wouldn’t accept any money. How  incredibly nice of him!

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