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Ebishima Station - Hokkaido

Ebishima Station ( 恵比島駅 ) is a train station that is popularly known as a filming location for the TV drama and later on movie Suzuran. It is located at 357 Ebishima, in the town of Numata in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Ebishima Station   Ebishima Station Details Ebishima Station was opened in 1910 as a general station on the Fukagawa Station - Rumoi Station Railway In-Ryumo Line. It served as a branch station of the Rumoi Railway Totsu Station - Tachibetsu Station after 1930. However, in 1971, the Rumoi Railway was abolished, and Ebishima Station was left abandoned. It was inherited by JR Hokkaido in 1987 due to the division and privatization of JNR, but passenger operations were unmanned. Ebishima Station - Numata town, Hokkaido Prefecture Travelers can experience a piece of history by visiting this abandoned station. The station building has been reconstructed and serves as a freight train station building. In addition, it was used in the filming of NHK's serial TV novel &qu

Japan Diaries 4: Day 312

  Day 312:  September 9, 2022 Friday -  Tomamae x 9.9-11 Family Road Trip D1 Tomamae Commercial High School 9.9.2022 It's another Friday, and just like most Fridays, I found myself heading to Tomamae Commercial High School . This marked my 15th visit for the academic year 2022-2023. To make this trip, I used my 1-day Moekko Free Ticket , which allowed me to travel conveniently. Tomamae Commercial High School 2022 Athletic Meet However, today was different because there was no team teaching sessions scheduled. The school was hosting the 2022 Athletic Meet instead. But you know what? The day turned out to be even more exciting than I anticipated. I was invited to join a dodgeball game with the other ALT, and it was a blast! Our team managed to secure the second place in the event. We had a fantastic time together. After the game, I caught the 1 p.m. bus back to Rumoi, feeling both tired and fulfilled. Numata  ( 沼田町 ) Ebishima Station Later that afternoon, my family and I embarked on

Japan Diaries 4: Week 45

Week 45: September 5-9, 2022 Day 308: September 5, 2022 Monday - Rumoi  Rumoi High School 9.5.2022 It's the beginning of another week. It's becoming chilly outside. This is most likely a foreshadowing of the forthcoming fall season. This Monday, I'll be returning to my primary school, Rumoi High School . Here's my workload for the day: 1st period - Plant Factory @ 3-5 of Matsuda-sensei 3rd period with Matsuda-sensei 3rd period - Plant Factory @3-46 of Matsuda-sensei 5th period - Reading Task @3-11 of Matsuda-sensei After class hours, I met with the speech contestants from our Rumoi English Chat Club and we discussed their speech scripts and also had a bit of practice. Overall, I can say that our contestants have potential but still needs a lot of training.  Day 309: September 6, 2022 Tuesday - Rumoi (1st COVID vax in Japan) Today is a special day for me as it's my vaccination schedule. Since my 2 doses of Sinovac aren't recognized here in Japan , I'm basica

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