Japan Diaries 4: Weekend 4

Weekend 4: November 27-28, 2021 Winter Scene in Rumoi City Day 26: November 27, 2021 Saturday - Rumoi River Walk Like my previous Saturdays, Half my day today was spent listening and reporting for my MBA 303 class. I reported on Chapter 17 International Business .  Rumoi River Can you guess what this is? Right! A freezing monkey Since snow still covers the city, I headed out to check how it had changed the landscape. I first headed to the banks of Rumoi River near my place. Although the river water did not freeze, the riverbank had been transformed by the whiteness of the snow that blankets it. It added beauty to the already beautiful Rumoi River .  Fashion Center Shimamura I needed to buy winter boots. So I got this Airwalk for only 2970 yen at  Fashion Center Shimamura After enjoying the view and taking dozens of photos, I continued on my walk along its bank until I reached Fashion Center Shimamura . I got curious so I went in to check what it has to offer. I bought winter boots an

Japan Diaries 4: Week 4

Week 4: November 22-26, 2021 4th week as an ALT in Rumoi City Hey guys! This is my 4th week as an ALT here in Rumoi City. So far, I still haven't had any schedules for visiting schools. Aside from that, this week is also the exam week h ence, my work is a bit light giving me an opportunity to study more Japanese. Day 21: November 22, 2021 Monday - Rumoi Good morning everyone! It's the start of the week. Since there is an exam today, I didn't have collab classes. Regardless, I helped Motoyama-sensei with lesson planning and did some self-learning for my Japanese.  Time to learn some Japanese Soeda-sensei drove me home after work. Much appreciated. Thank you, sir!  Thank you, Ms. Carolina Sato, for the package Thank you so much for the blessings Lord That evening, I also got a package from my Filipino friend living in Tochigi Prefecture. It contains food and clothing which is perfect for winter. Perfect day. More blessings. Day 22: November 23, 2021 Tuesday - Kinro Kansa no H

Kamikawa Shrine - Hokkaido

Kamikawa Shrine ( 上川神社 頓宮 ) is a historic Shinto shrine located in the middle of Tokiwa Park in Asahikawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Kamikawa Shrine Kamikawa Shrine details Kamikawa Shrine is locally referred to as Kamikawa Jinja . It was said that in July of 1881, the founders of then Asahikawa town enshrined the Amaterasu ( 天照皇大御神 ) on a hill called Yoshitsunedai  which is present-day Miyashitadori 4-7 Chome (near present-day Asahikawa Station). Amaterasu is seen as the guardian of Asahikawa and also of the  development of  the Kamikawa Region.  Kamikawa Shrine - Asahikawa City, Hokkaido Aside from the kami Amaterasu, Kamikawa Shrine is also dedicated to  Ōkuninushi (大己貴大神), Sukunabikona no Ōkami (少彦名大神), Toyoukebime (豊受姫神), Ōmononushi (大物主神), Ame-no-Kaguyama-no-Mikoto (天乃香久山神), Takeminakata (建御名方神), Emperor Ōjin as Hondawake no Mikoto (譽田分命). Kamikawa Shrine as seen from Tokiwa Park Kamikawa Shrine 's Choyuza The goshuin area of Kamikawa Shrine Kamikawa Shrine

Tokiwa Park - Hokkaido

Tokiwa Park ( 常磐公園 ) is a big public park located in the heart of Asahikawa City. It is located in Asahikawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Tokiwa Park Tokiwa Park details Also called  常磐公園 ,  Tokiwakoen , Joban Park , and Asahikawa Park , Tokiwa Park was initially built on Nakajima sometime in 1897. It was sandwiched between the Ishikari River and the Ushibetsu River. A pond was then dug in 1919 and was completed after four years. Tokiwa Park - Hokkaido Today, Tokiwa Park has a lot to offer that caters to the different wants of its visitors. For those who want to simply relax and unwind, walk around Chidorigaike Pond while enjoying the view. There is also a wooded part of the park where you can let go of your stress by communing with nature. Tokiwa Park and Central Library Map Asahikawa Kaimura Memorial - 旭川開村記念碑 The bridge goes to a small island behind Kamikawa Shrine Chidorigaike Pond Statue of Toshiyuki Iwamura - 岩村通俊之像 The viewing area of Chidorigaike Pond An open-air

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